Cygwin AF_UNIX emulation

Corinna Vinschen
Mon Oct 20 10:44:00 GMT 2014

On Oct 18 12:35, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Btw., I'm also just looking into the WSAAccept and WSAConnect functions.
> These functions provide a way to submit application controlled connect
> data in a handshake-like operation, and they are supposed to work with
> non-blocking sockets.  Maybe these functions would work for us?

No, they don't.  Sending and receiving connect data is not supported by

> Also, starting with Windows Vista there is a function
> WSAImpersonateSocketPeer.  Yes, really.  Maybe that's a way out, which
> would also leave Windows XP/2003 behind.  Given that XP is out of
> support now, and given that 2K3 goes out of support next April, I'd
> not be overly concerned.

That's still an option to think about...


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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