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From: Stefano Zacchiroli <zack@c...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Runtime overflow and what to do
On Mon, Oct 14, 2002 at 07:05:57AM -0700, Tim Freeman wrote:
>    echo "print_int Sys.word_size;;" | ocaml /dev/fd/0

Cool! Could you explain the trick?

If I understood correctly /dev/fd/x is a pointer to /proc/self/fd/x, so
the ocaml process try to read the script from /proc/self/fd/0 that is
its standard input i.e. the output of the echo command.

But why the standard ocaml toplevel message wont be printed?


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