Proposal: select(2) writability notifcation vs write operations on pipes

Darryl Miles
Thu Jun 29 15:34:00 GMT 2006

Darryl Miles wrote:
> * That all writing to WIN32 NamedPipes is done non-blocking version of 
> WriteFileEx() call.  If the response back from the WIN32 kernel is that 
> it can't take the data yet (would have blocked) then the following plan 
> jumps into action:

Opps, I should have added that the plan jumps into action only if the 
POSIX side (we are emulating) has the fd set in blocking mode.  If its 
in non-blocking mode we would return -1 EAGAIN from the write() call.


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