Patch to pass file descriptors

Robert Collins
Mon Jul 1 02:19:00 GMT 2002

----- Original Message -----
From: "Corinna Vinschen" <>
To: <>
Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 6:04 PM

> A change in the concept would eliminate that.  The sender process
> could start a thread and duplicate all file handlers/HANDLEs.  So
> the main thread in the sender isn't blocked.  The receiver is blocked
> anyway since it has to wait until all file handle information has
> been correctly transmitted/regenerated.

This is still incomplete, the parent now cannot exit(). I think that it is a
reasonable fall-back position for when the cygserver isn't running though.


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