Forking Win32 process?

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Jan 28 15:31:00 GMT 2008


On Mon, Jan 28, 2008 at 09:20:10AM -0500, Igor Peshansky wrote:
>On Mon, 28 Jan 2008, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>> Quoting Igor Peshansky <pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu>:
>>>The reference to the MinGW implementation was intended to be just an
>>>example of a Win32 call.
>>
>>I'm not sure what you refer to.  Can you please be more specific?
>
>I meant the MinGW fork implementation, which uses the pure Win32 calls
>(as opposed to the Cygwin fork implementation, which is emulated).

When I grep the mingw sources, I don't see any sign of the word "fork".

Regardless, we're pretty off-topic for this list since we're discussing
non-Cygwin implementations of fork so I'd request that this discussion
be moved elsewhere.

cgf



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