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See the current Perl documentation for pipe.
Here is our local, out-dated (pre-5.6) version:
pipe - open a pair of connected filehandles
Opens a pair of connected pipes like the corresponding system call. Note
that if you set up a loop of piped processes, deadlock can occur unless you
are very careful. In addition, note that Perl's pipes use stdio buffering,
so you may need to set
See Open2, Open3, and Bidirectional Communication for examples of such things.