filedescriptors and sockets

Tue Dec 28 03:55:00 GMT 1999

On Mon, 27 Dec 1999, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> Cygwin does not make a distinction between sockets and normal
> file descriptors.  It's should work just like UNIX.

I compiled the program with the -mno-cygwin option. And there the select()
statement return an error if there are "normal" filedescriptors (from a
_pipe()) in the field.
Why is this ?


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