[Openstreetmap-dev] Named Pipes redux

Ben Gimpert ben at somethingmodern.com
Sun Dec 4 12:39:48 GMT 2005

On Sun, Dec 04, 2005 at 12:17:00PM +0000, Ben Gimpert wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 03, 2005 at 03:17:29AM +0000, SteveC wrote:
> > gpx.rb wakes up when called and grabs n gps points from the database and
> > renders them using the ruby Cairo bindings. unfortunately it needs to
> > save the image and read it back in as you can't get the binary out of
> > Cairo. Hence a move is in progress to ruby-magick bindings.
> Named pipes would help, just in case Cairo is around for a long(er)
> while:
> 	http://www2.linuxjournal.com/article/2156

Oops, that tutorial sucks. Just do "man mkfifo".

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