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On Tue, Jun 26, 2012 at 5:16 AM,  <> wrote:
> is there the concept of fifos / named pipes available in lua in a
> portable / os independant way?

As Coda says, the underlying concepts are rather different.  For
example, there are named pipes on Windows, but they're not really the
same animal as POSIX named pipes, and actually behave more like

It should be possible to write a Lua module using winapi or luaposix
that provides a useful subset of named pipe operations, but it would
require leaving some preconceptions at the door.

steve d.