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Re: is there a sendmail ?

--- Robert Collins <> wrote:
> ===
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Max Bowsher" <>
> To: "Robert Collins" <>;
> <>
> Sent: Saturday, July 20, 2002 8:55 AM
> Subject: Re: is there a sendmail ?
> > Robert Collins wrote:
> > > It's my turn now to pipe up and repeat: I'm happy to help (offer
> > > guidance that is) someone finish of/rework my fifo implementation
> for
> > > cygwin.
> >
> > Well, I'm currently trying to learn the details of setup.exe's package
> handling
> > code, to squish the bug I've mentioned here (packages show up even if
> not
> > cached, present since 2.248). But, once I've done that, I'd quite like
> a reason
> > to learn more about cygwin internals - although I'm not sure how much
> I will be
> > able to understand well enough to change.
> >
> > So, if time rather than complexity has been the problem, I might be
> able to
> > help. Is your work-in-progress anywhere downloadable?
> The implementation needs
> 1) updating to HEAD.
> 2) fork handlers reimplemented (currently broken).
> and that should be it.
> :}
You might also want to check out the implimentation here:

Which gets me thinking, perhaps this is YA function which could be handled
by Cygserver?  It makes sense seeing as how this could use semaphores.  By
the dates, it looks like he's updated it recently.  Max, you might want to
correspond with Conrad Scott, who has been spearheading the Cygserver
project lately.  He is very will versed in interprocess communications and
could probably refer you to some excellent material to get you up to


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