[Dr.Volker.Zell@oracle.com: Re: uxterm from xterm-185-3 and xfontsel crashing when running under cygserver support]

Thomas Pfaff tpfaff@gmx.net
Tue Mar 30 18:59:00 GMT 2004

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 30, 2004 at 03:55:14PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>On Mar 30 15:34, Thomas Pfaff wrote:
>>>But you can also change cygrunsrv to create a thread via pthread_create and
>>>fork from this thread. This should work either.
>>That's not the way to go, IMO.  It requires *all* Cygwin applications
>>written to be started under SCM to be rewritten.
> Right.  I've been working hard to keep cygwin functional with cygrunsrv
> and SCM.  In fact, I think I've removed the requirement that inetd has
> to fork a process after it calls SCM so that signals are delivered properly.
> Since this is a breaking of backwards compatibility we won't even consider
> changing applications.
> I've read the rest of the thread and know that there is a patch ready but I
> wanted to get these thoughts into the archive.

You can believe me that i did not really considered this as on option.


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