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The reason why command redirection through <(...) resolves to a unique name on Linux is due to the Linux kernel exposing these as virtual symlinks to such unique name. You can easily verify that, on Linux, with a command such as: $ ls -l <(echo hello) lr-x------ 1 filbranden filbranden 64 Mar 7 13:37 /proc/self/fd/63 -> 'pipe:[75220421]' One way ...

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