Patch to pass file descriptors

Conrad Scott
Sat Jun 29 14:15:00 GMT 2002

"Christopher Faylor" <> wrote:
> You may be able to find cygserver discussion in the
> archive.

Good hint :-) I'll go look.

> The bottom line is that I don't want to have to tell Red Hat's
> to install a server component if they want to use cygwin.  I also
> want to have to tell every person who wants to release a standalone
> cygwin program that they have to copy around cygwin1.dll and
> cygserver.exe, finding some way to start cygserver automatically.

Got you: basically customers shouldn't be forced to use the setup
program but should be able to treat cygwin like any other DLL their
program might use. That wasn't a scenario I was considering and it's a
good point.

Thanks for the orientation. Now off to the archives.

// Conrad

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