1.7.5: Occasional failure of CreatePipe or signal handing due to thread-unsafe code in cwdstuff::set

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 12 16:50:00 GMT 2010

On Thu, Aug 12, 2010 at 06:26:21PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>Yeah, Winobj is one of my favorite tools.  Nevertheless, I would
>never have expected... etc.
>  SetCurrentDirectory ("//?/PIPE/");
>  CreateFile ("../C:/foo", ...);
>works.  Go figure!

It works on NT4 too.  No trailing slash needed, not that that matters.


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