cygwin poll

Graham Murray
Wed Jan 12 01:20:00 GMT 2000

Jeff Sturm <> writes:

> That's precisely why I changed my mind.  There are other Cygwin
> "features" that don't work with Windows tools, like symbolic links...
> but these don't interfere with the normal functioning of Windows tools
> the way that POSIX filenames could.

Is POSIX not just as valid as Win32 within Windows NT? In which case,
if Windows tools barf at valid POSIX filenames (which are also valid
under NTFS) then surely it is the tools which are broken.

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