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Re: 1.5.17: problem building GNU screen
On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 06:36:56AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
>According to Christopher Faylor on 6/18/2005 9:45 AM:
>> IMO, the posted check for fifos is flawed in that it assumes that
>> writing to a fifo will not block if there is no reader on the fifo.
>> That's not true for cygwin.
>The posted check for fifos used the O_NONBLOCK flag when opening the fifo
Oops. I missed that. Yes, that's a cygwin bug.
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