Cygdaemon - planning

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jul 3 15:48:00 GMT 2003


On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 05:28:35PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 10:43:16AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> So, if the package configury sets HAVE_FUNCTION_FOO when the system says 
>> ENOSYS the package configury is broken and needs fixed anyway.
>
>But ENOSYS is only returned on systems not *running* cygserver.  If
>cygserver runs during the configure process, the configury is perfectly
>happy.  You're missing the fact that the developers system is not 
>necessaily in the same state as the users system.

(I feel like a mediator here)
I think Earnie is saying that well-written code would notice the ENOSYS
error and use alternative solutions at run time.

cgf



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