[PATCH] Re: Fifo blocking and performance issues

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Oct 3 00:55:00 GMT 2012

On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 01:45:08PM -0700, Gregory M. Turner wrote:
>On 10/2/2012 1:19 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 03:15:37PM -0400, bob wrote:
>>> Any suggestions on how we can achieve a higher performance blocking read on a
>>> Cygwin RDWR fifo?
>> As always, if you can provide test cases of bugs we will endeavor to fix problems.
>I didn't think the RDWR fifo's worked at all -- they certainly don't if 
>you create them via bash.

If you want to submit an assignment I'll be happy to look at the patch.
It is too big to be included without an assignment.  See:


FYI, a quick scan seems to show that you've pretty much undone a lot of
what I've recently added for fifos so I don't expect to really be too
keen on applying the patch.  But, I don't want to spend too much time
inspecting a change which can't yet be applied.


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