base: Mention openFile throwing does-not-exist-errors on FIFOs

Authored by bgamari on Thu, Nov 22, 10:33 AM.

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base: Mention openFile throwing does-not-exist-errors on FIFOs

As discussed in Trac #15715, the POSIX specification specifies that
attempting to open a FIFO in write-only mode when the FIFO has no
readers will fail with -ENOENT.

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Test Plan: Read it

Reviewers: hvr

Subscribers: rwbarton, carter

GHC Trac Issues: Trac #15715

Differential Revision: https://phabricator.haskell.org/D5295

(cherry picked from commit 4ba3fa31ddfa12b428bd67216a2d4118dc9e8311)

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