/cygdrive in CVS? Time for 1.5.6 soon.

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Mon Dec 1 21:00:00 GMT 2003


On Mon, Dec 01, 2003 at 02:28:20PM -0500, Nicholas Wourms wrote:
>mkfifo (const char *path, mode_t mode)
>{
>  return (mknod (path, (mode_t) (mode|S_IFIFO), 0));
>}
>
>It seems to work here on win2k, and certainly anything's better then 
>being a stub that returns ENOSYS?  I'm sure it isn't close to being as 
>robust as BSD's or Linux's mkfifo and it's a bit kludgy, but it's a 
>start, isn't it?

Fifos don't work.  Why add a function now?  This *should* be returning a
stub that returns ENOSYS.  I should turn off my aborted try at getting
this working in cygwin until fifos work.  Adding a mkfifo call now is
extremely premature.

cgf



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