running .bat file in cygwin

Earnie Boyd
Thu Jul 12 02:57:00 GMT 2012

On Wed, Jul 11, 2012 at 3:33 PM, emon <> wrote:
> "Note, fork requires the cygwin1.dll file.  Are you prepared for that?"
> thanks for your response.  What got me notice is the above comment?  Would
> you please elaborate on that?  The only reason I would be going through this
> becuase i am working on parallel processing on my thesis. Currently, in my
> code i have used thread with mingw environment.  But in one part of the code
> requires to use separate image for each function calls (thread function).
> Unfortuanately, it is not working; it is taking the same image and
> performing the calculation.
> I have the theorotical konwledge on fork() from the OS classes.  Do i need
> to install any additional module to use fork() in my code?  Any
> documentation you may recomend prior to using cygwin with fork()?  Or you
> think it will be better to install linux in my laptop instead of using
> cygwin?

If you don't want to be encumbered by cygwin1.dll then look at the
MSDN for documentation related to CreateProcess().


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