1.5.17: problem building GNU screen

Christopher Faylor cgf-no-personal-reply-please@cygwin.com
Thu Jun 23 16:03:00 GMT 2005

On Thu, Jun 23, 2005 at 06:36:56AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
>According to Christopher Faylor on 6/18/2005 9:45 AM:
>> IMO, the posted check for fifos is flawed in that it assumes that
>> writing to a fifo will not block if there is no reader on the fifo.
>> That's not true for cygwin.
>The posted check for fifos used the O_NONBLOCK flag when opening the fifo
>for writing,

Oops.  I missed that.  Yes, that's a cygwin bug.


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