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Re: How does a pipe works?


When you run the command, it actually waits for reading from standard
input. But despite of that nothing comes in var, that you type is probably
because a \n that echo prints. Not sure on this...


On Mon, 12 Jun 2000, RK Patil wrote:

> Shridhar Daithankar wrote:
> Shridhar :  The o/p of left hand side is  connected as i/p to  RHS of pipe, is
> understood. But why does not the LHS command gets executed & read the var
> value from the standard i/p and srtore into the user defined variable?