AW: ksh and AT&T's ast tools

Gerrit P. Haase
Fri Jun 15 00:02:00 GMT 2001

Karsten Fleischer schrieb am 2001-06-15, 2:44:

> > I hope they will contribute to cygwin, e.g the mkfifo() function needs to
> > be implemented...
> No, this is not a part of the ast library nor ksh. David Korn's UWIN
> posix.dll implements the mkfifo() function but I don't know how he did it.
> ast is meant to be a replacement for many UNIX tools like the GNU
> file/text/findutils etc. based on a highly flexible shared library.
> UWIN and Cygwin kernel functions seem to be implemented very differently, so
> it's unlikely that AT&T folks contribute to Cygwin's internal functions.

Well, he/they know how to do it, surely it is a quick hack for them:-)



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