[kwlug-disc] wget and variable assignment

unsolicited unsolicited at swiz.ca
Fri Jun 4 00:40:44 EDT 2010


Khalid Baheyeldin wrote, On 06/04/2010 12:16 AM:
> The IFS solution and the quotes are the correct solution.
> 
> But here is one thing about the repeated file access issue.
> 
> The operating system will be buffering the this file, so not a whole
> lot of physical disk I/Os will happen.

I take it the piping doesn't (inherently?) make/keep/delete temporary 
files? Or only if needed, or only in the sense it might get memory 
cache swapped out?



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