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Re: Cygwin FIFO support

On Sun, Mar 19, 2006 at 03:22:15PM -0700, Justin T. Gibbs wrote:
>I have an application (build tool) that seems to break cygwin's current
>FIFO support.  I've Googled a bit and it sounds like this is a known
>issue.  [In my case, the fifo master reads and writes to the fifo and
>so do its child processes.  Unfortunately, even though the fifo master
>is also a reader of the fifo, its second attempt to write the fifo blocks.
>Each write is only 1 byte and the file descriptor is set to nonblocking
>Since I have an immediate need for this to work, I'm happy to fix this
>myself.  Do you have any notes, documentation, or hints that might help
>me to understand the current FIFO implementation and/or how I might fix
>it?  I've pulled down the latest cygwin sources, built the DLL and
>started to trace my way through the sources, but I'd appreciate any

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