Vista x64 STARTUPINFO Issue
Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Dec 4 18:18:00 GMT 2006
McArdle, Christian wrote:
> As I understand it, cygwin doesn't yet work on Vista x64. Does anyone know
> if a fix is under development?
>> From what I have read, it is related to Windows no longer using the
>> STARTUPINFO reserved parameters to pass information onto the new process.
>> I have no idea exactly how cygwin does this, but I've done similar things
>> in a more portable fashion using named pipes (named after a newly created
>> GUID), so whether that would be a solution or not, I don't know...
From the above, it's seems like you've read this thread but if not, this is
the current state of affairs:
If you have some ideas that you'd like to propose, feel free. :-)
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