1.7.5: Occasional failure of CreatePipe or signal handing due to thread-unsafe code in cwdstuff::set

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Thu Aug 12 14:48:00 GMT 2010

On Aug 12 16:38, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug 12 10:12, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > I've done some googling but I can't find an answer to this: Is it
> > possible to create a directory which can't be written to - even by a
> > privileged user?
> No.  I never came across a directory which is not writable under
> SE_BACKUP_NAME conditions.

What if we create a subdirectory like C:/cygwin/.for_win32_only
for exactly this one single purpose, to redirect any relative
Win32 calls there?


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