[newlib-cygwin/cygwin-3_4-branch] Cygwin: document disabling mknod/mkfifo on NFS

Corinna Vinschen corinna@sourceware.org
Fri Aug 25 12:51:14 GMT 2023


https://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=newlib-cygwin.git;h=208c3f68a30a7ab6cc53f30f8a119694ed29c866

commit 208c3f68a30a7ab6cc53f30f8a119694ed29c866
Author:     Corinna Vinschen <corinna@vinschen.de>
AuthorDate: Fri Aug 25 14:50:48 2023 +0200
Commit:     Corinna Vinschen <corinna@vinschen.de>
CommitDate: Fri Aug 25 14:50:56 2023 +0200

    Cygwin: document disabling mknod/mkfifo on NFS
    
    Signed-off-by: Corinna Vinschen <corinna@vinschen.de>

Diff:
---
 winsup/cygwin/release/3.4.9 | 4 ++++
 1 file changed, 4 insertions(+)

diff --git a/winsup/cygwin/release/3.4.9 b/winsup/cygwin/release/3.4.9
index d089e5a9aaea..2f2da9e137b6 100644
--- a/winsup/cygwin/release/3.4.9
+++ b/winsup/cygwin/release/3.4.9
@@ -4,3 +4,7 @@ Bug Fixes
 - Fix a bug introduced in cygwin 3.4.0 that switch_to_nat_pipe flag is
   not cleared properly when non-cygwin app is terminated in the case
   where pseudo console is not activated.
+
+- For the time being, disable creating special files using mknod/mkfifo
+  on NFS.
+  Addresses: https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin/2023-August/254266.html


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