[Patch] implementation of nonblocking writes on pipes

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Thu Sep 9 20:12:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 02:14:07PM -0400, Bob Byrnes wrote:
>On Sep 9, 10:06am, cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com (Christopher Faylor) wrote:
>-- Subject: Re: [Patch] implementation of nonblocking writes on pipes
>> Before we start adding more patches which are based on your previous work,
>> could you reply to some of the problems raised in the cygwin mailing list?
>Sure, I'll do that now (I've fallen a few days behind reading that list).
>> There was one problem with Windows 95 which Corinna fixed but now there
>> is another problem with using rsync, which I thought was one of the
>> impetuses for your patch.
>-- End of excerpt from Christopher Faylor
>The win95 problem was unfortunate ... I don't have a win95 system here
>to test.  I'll look more closely at the patch, but I think it is correct.
>The rsync problem (I assume you are talking about "rsync + xp sp2 failing")
>appears to be unrelated to my patch, because I think the failure is reported
>for file desriptors from a socketpair, not a pipe.  I'll try to confirm that.

Ok, thanks.  I didn't look at the error too closely, so you're probably


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