outstanding issues blocking new release?

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Aug 7 08:51:00 GMT 2001

On Tue, Aug 07, 2001 at 10:59:17AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Mon, Aug 06, 2001 at 09:32:35PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> I can only think of three issues with cygwin that may need addressing.
>> 1) The close_all_files problem that Egor found with exec'ed processes.
>> 2) The problem with select() not detecting eof on pipes (Corinna really
>>    wants me to fix this).
>> 3) The ntsec inheritance stuff.
>?? 4) The chroot problem reported by Noel Yap, perhaps ??

AFAIK, this is fixed.

>> Is there anything more?  Of the three, I think the most important one is
>> probably 1).  The other two are potentially enough too major to consider
>> if I want to make a new release.
>3) Setup is prepared and changing fhandler_base::open() shouldn't
>   be too hard since most of the code already exists (alloc_sd).
>   I just need a few hours to wrap it for usage in open() and to
>   test the stuff. So, if you're not in a hurry...

Nope.  I'd like to give people at least a week to try this once we're ready,


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