[PATCH draft 0/6] Remove the fhandler_base_overlapped class

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 3 16:35:00 GMT 2019

On May 30 12:56, Ken Brown wrote:
> On 5/26/2019 11:10 AM, Ken Brown wrote:
> > fhandler_pipe is currently the only class derived from
> > fhandler_base_overlapped.  This patch series rewrites parts of
> > fhandler_pipe so that it can be derived from fhandler_base instead.
> > We can then simplify the code by removing fhandler_base_overlapped.
> > 
> > In particular, this gets rid of the peculiar situation in which a
> > non-blocking write can return with I/O pending, leading to the
> > ugliness in fhandler_base_overlapped::close.
> > 
> > I've marked these patches as drafts because I've undoubtedly
> > overlooked some things.  Also, I haven't systematically done any
> > regression tests.  I have, however, run all the sample pipe programs
> > in Kerrisk's book "The Linux Programming Interface: Linux and UNIX
> > System Programming Handbook".  I've also run emacs-X11, gdb, git,
> > make, etc., so far without problems.
> This isn't ready for prime time yet.  I've run into occasional errors
> like this when doing a parallel build of emacs (-j13 in this case):
> make: INTERNAL: Exiting with 14 jobserver tokens available; should be
> 13!
> This would seem to indicate problems with make's jobserver pipe.  I've
> already found two bugs in patch 4, but I'm still seeing this error
> once in a while.
> I'll send a v2 if/when I find the problem.

Either way, you're collecting goldstars like crazy here :)


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
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