snapshot 20050114 race (on list)

Pierre A. Humblet Pierre.Humblet@ieee.org
Tue Jan 18 03:25:00 GMT 2005


At 10:15 PM 1/17/2005 -0500, you wrote:
>On Mon, Jan 17, 2005 at 09:30:11PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>>It's not a Cygwin handle.  It's an internal Windows handle to the
>>current working directory.  Ah! Doing a chdir to C:\ just before
>>alerting would fix this, except in the case of being terminated.
>
>If the process is terminated wouldn't this be a non-issue?

It depends on the timing between the pipe being closed by Windows
and the cwd handle being closed. This won't keep me awake.

Pierre



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