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hsym

Symbol/s to file or process symbol/s

Syntax: hsym x, hsym[x]

Where x is a symbol atom or vector (since V3.1) representing a

  • file name
  • valid hostname
  • IP address

returns a file symbol or process symbol.

q)hsym`c:/q/test.txt
`:c:/q/test.txt
q)hsym`10.43.23.197
`:10.43.23.197
q)hsym `host:port`localhost:8001
`:host:port`:localhost:8001

File system Interprocess communication
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