Cygdaemon - planning

Christopher Faylor
Thu Jul 3 14:24:00 GMT 2003

On Thu, Jul 03, 2003 at 10:09:57AM -0400, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>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?

Right.  That's what would happen.


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