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On Mon, Jun 25, 2012 at 10:16 PM,  <> wrote:
> Hi,
> is there the concept of fifos / named pipes available in lua in a
> portable / os independant way?
> Thank you very much in advance for any help!
> Best regards,
> mcc

Getting FIFOs/named pipes "portable" and "OS-independent" is a fool's
errand and even the best implementation I've seen (a C++
implementation in Qt) can't abstract the differences away completely.

If you don't care about Windows, there's always luaposix.

/s/ Adam