Re: fifo woes
Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin <at> cygwin.com>
2012-07-16 17:00:13 GMT
On Jul 16 12:37, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 08:02:18AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> >On 07/16/2012 08:01 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> >> It's nice to know that Cygwin isn't the only platform plagued with fifo
> >> woes; here's a bug in the Linux kernel handling of fifos that manifested
> >> itself when dash was used to run the git testsuite:
> >> http://news.gmane.org/gmane.comp.shells.dash
> >It helps if I post the right link:
> You realize that your email subject gave me a nice sinking "Oh <at> #$*"
> feeling when I saw it right?
> With all of the work I've put into fifos in the last couple of releases
> I thought you'd found something new. It *is* nice to see Linux having
> problems too. They are a lot trickier than they seem.
And Linux doesn't even have to use Windows functions to implement them...