Extend faq.using to discuss fork failures

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Nov 4 16:44:00 GMT 2011

On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 12:22:13PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Fri, Nov 04, 2011 at 01:34:09PM +0000, Jon TURNEY wrote:
>>On 03/11/2011 21:05, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> I would still prefer eschewing actively negative words like "hostile" and just
>>> neutrally stating that Windows does not use a fork/exec model and does not offer
>>> any easy way to implement fork.
>>Hmm, yes, I'll fix that.
>>> I'd also like to see specific errors mentioned so that when people are searching for
>>> a solution to the problem they will be able to find it in the FAQ.
>>Is there something wrong with the itemized list which follows that sentence?
>No, sorry.  I'm email challenged at the moment so I missed it.

Btw, since this is such a glaring omission from the FAQ I think you
should make the edits that Corinna and I suggested and just check it
in.  We can tweak it as needed when people express confusion.

Thanks to you and Ryan for doing this.  We really needed it.


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