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RE: Asynchronous i/o
- From: mike_cygwin at comcast dot net (Mike_Cygwin)
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 14 Nov 2007 16:59:31 +0000
- Subject: RE: Asynchronous i/o
> Should be fairly straightforward to implement, as windows I/O functions
> support asynchronous operations (called "overlapped" in msdn technology). You
> shouldn't need to modify anything except the cygwin dll sources to add the
> http://cygwin.com/faq/faq.programming.html#faq.programming.building-cygwin for
> some guidelines on how to build the cygwin dll from source. When adding new
> functions to the DLL, you also need to list them in the "cygwin.din" file -
> that defines which functions get exported and which don't.
My reason for asking these questions is because some of the digging I did suggested there were other things not yet implemented that would make it near impossible to do this (something about pthreads). What I am hearing now is that this not the case (anymore). I will look at the links you provided.
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