Avoid collisions between parallel installations of Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Wed Oct 21 19:49:00 GMT 2009

On Oct 21 13:13, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Well, that's true too. You complain though about the time involved in
> the whole FindResource/LockResource deal. But, is that really a problem?
> Unless these items are explicitly immutable (and, in the case of the
> disable-unique-object-names, it pretty well SHOULD be immutable!), you'd
> still need to manage a lock when accessing the global struct that holds
> their values, right?

Why?  The external tool changes the binary data on disk.  It does not
change the representation within a DLL in memory.


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