[TAG] 2c tip: filtering in-place
thomas_adam16 at yahoo.com
Fri Mar 19 21:57:17 MSK 2004
--- "Jay R. Ashworth" <jra at baylink.com> wrote:
> > buffer < foo | filter > foo
> <interrupts self while raising hand to complain>
> Oh, cause buffer reads the entire file before the '>' can stomp it?
> Well, that's not *exactly* the same... :-)
What do you mean, Jay?
> Doesn't that still depend on order of evaluation by the shell? Is that
1. buffer < foo
2. | filer is acted upon
3. Resultant output to file
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