Cygdaemon - planning

Earnie Boyd
Thu Jul 3 14:10:00 GMT 2003

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 11:17:54AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>Do we want this?  Wouldn't it be better to have a separate export library
>>for the functions only available with cygserver?
> In this scenario, we have always gone with "what does UNIX do?"  I think it
> is pretty likely that the main users of this code will be existing programs
> which expect not to have to look in other libraries to find Sys V shm and
> semaphores.  So, putting the exports in some other library will result in
> configury changes for existing programs which is something that cygwin
> tries to avoid.

So, there needs to be a method to detect the presence of cygserver 
executing or not from the cygwin dll and set an error of ENOSYS if not?


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