Re: 2.1.43 curious pipe-entries in / (root)

Michel Eyckmans (
Fri, 27 Jun 1997 01:33:24 +0200

OK, I actually hate this kind of metoo mails, but in this case:

> > Sounds like a bad idea. If these have to be there at all,
> > then a subdirectory (/proc/pipes ?) would probably be better.
> I'll second this. These artificial entries in / are a nuisance.

Thirded. Please keep things sorted the way *nix was intended to be!

Put them in /proc (or /tmp if really need be (but then beware of cron
jobs that clean up the place every now and then (and I don't want to
get *any* error messages out of those because of the fs not knowing
about these pipes))). Whatever, do *not* put them in /.


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