pipe replacement w/o TerminateThread

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Tue Apr 15 15:37:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 11:24:37AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 10:20:00AM -0500, Steve O wrote:
>>On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 10:03:38AM -0400, Joe Buehler wrote:
>>> 1. Toss CreatePipe() and implement pipes with shared memory and semaphores.
>>
>>A class that implemented 1) might also be useful for 'simplifying' 
>>tty code.  Perhaps the fork magic could be encapsulated in the class,
>>making its use fairly straight forward. 
>
>Again, windows processes wouldn't work for cygwin ptys since there would
>be no true windows handle attached to stdin/stdout/stderr.

For ttys one thing to investigate would be mailslots.  I don't know if
they work any better than pipes or not but I've been meaning to play
with them for years.

cgf



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