Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Thu Jun 27 01:15:00 GMT 2019

On 6/26/2019 4:09 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 6/26/2019 12:26 PM, Ken Brown wrote:
>> Hi Corinna,
>> You recently added support for the O_PATH flag, but it doesn't work for FIFOs.
>> (I just noticed this because of a failing emacs test.)  Was this deliberate or
>> just an oversight?  If it was the latter, I'll be glad to add O_PATH support for
>> FIFOs.  I assume this should be done both on master and on the cygwin-3_0-branch.
> No answer required.  It looks like this is going to be pretty trivial.  I'll
> just send the patches.

For the record, the problem is that opening a FIFO with O_PATH hangs.  I've just 
sent a patch for the cygwin-3_0-branch.  I'll hold off on the master branch 
until we finish dealing with that one.


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