setup will have to wait :[

Jason Tishler Jason.Tishler@dothill.com
Mon Mar 26 12:23:00 GMT 2001


Chris,

On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 02:49:08PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 26, 2001 at 01:19:13PM -0600, Parker, Ron wrote:
> >> Right, so _how do we pass the fd_ to the child process? I'll look into
> >> spawn and fork. Worst case though: fifos are cygwin only. Best case I
> >> find some way of tricking the OS into loading up the cygwin code and
> >> writing "through it". Hmm I wonder if an IFS could do this (How much
> >> work did I think this was going to be ?!).
> >
> >An IFS could do it, but the last time I checked the API and documentation
> >were under an NDA.
> 
> What is an IFS, Ron?

My WAG is Ron meant Installable File System.  We actually bought the MS
IFS Kit.  I don't recall that it was distributed via a NDA but there was
some nasty MS license agreement to sign and it costs around $1K before
you can see the docs. :,)

Jason

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