Egor's daemon

Christopher Faylor
Wed Sep 12 09:13:00 GMT 2001

On Thu, Sep 13, 2001 at 01:59:29AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>On Thu, 2001-09-13 at 01:55, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Wed, Sep 12, 2001 at 09:52:14PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>> >Attached is a slightly reworked daemon that will not impact 95 in speed
>> >(well at dll load for non-forked process's it will, but not after that
>> >first request).
>> >
>> >Egors original message with changelogs describing this beast is
>> >available
>> > here.
>> >
>> >I've altered the layout slightly - I consider the daemon more core than
>> >(say) cygcheck, so I placed it all in cygwin.
>> I don't recall the original layout but if it created a new directory then
>> that is correct.  This shouldn't be in the cygwin directory.  I made a concerted
>> effort to make it one directory per "thing" a while ago.  cygserver is another
>> "thing".
>The original layout put it in utils, which didn't really fit either.
>Ok, I'll move it out. Do you wnat the shared functions (like
>set_os_type) duplicated;put into a convenience library; or link straight
>to the .o in the cygwin directory?

I'm not sure since set_os_type is undergoing a radical rewrite in 1.3.4.

It sounds like cygserver needs its own directory.

If it is using non-exported functions from cygwin then we have to design
how the two entities communicate with each other.


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