automatically using pipe_byte for certain EXE's

Noel Grandin
Fri Jul 27 06:36:00 GMT 2012

On 2012-07-26 20:23, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> Noel Grandin wrote:
>> Is there any way to trigger the pipe_byte option for certain executables?
>> I'm trying to avoid having to dig around inside the hugely complex-
>> LibreOffice build scripts.
> I'm not sure I follow what you're after. You want Cygwin to recognize when it's
> setting up a pipe involving a specific executable, and to set that up as if it
> were using byte pipes rather than message pipes?

Basically, the problem I'm seeing is that the cl.exe (the visual C 
command line compiler) is occasionally stalling when being driven from 
the LibreOffice makefiles.
It appears that one of the ends of the pipe is waiting on something.
Setting the pipe_byte flag seems to help with the cl.exe, but it causes 
other weird issues elsewhere.

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