filedescriptors and sockets
Fri Dec 31 13:28:00 GMT 1999
If you use -mno-cygwin, you "lose" the cygwin select() which handles
file descriptors in the unix way. You end up with the windows version
of select() which only handles socket descriptors.
> 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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