[PATCH fifo 2/2] Cygwin: FIFO: add support for the duplex case

Ken Brown kbrown@cornell.edu
Sat Mar 30 14:37:00 GMT 2019

Hi Takashi,

On 3/30/2019 9:30 AM, Takashi Yano wrote:
> Hi Ken,
> Do these patches enable to open FIFO multiple times with O_RDWR?
> mc (midnight commander) tries to open FIFO twice with O_RDWR if
> SHELL=/bin/tcsh, but fails.
> https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2017-03/msg00188.html

No, I'm sorry.  At the moment, a FIFO can only be opened once for reading.  I 
plan to work on this next, but first I have some bugs to fix.


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