unlink does not remove named pipe

Andrey Repin anrdaemon@yandex.ru
Fri Apr 17 11:09:58 GMT 2020


Greetings, Kristian Ivarsson via Cygwin!

> If you're creating a lot's of named pipes in main process and in children
> and then using unlink, some of the named pipe files are not removed from the
> file system and no error is issued, i.e. unlink doesn't return -1

Open file will not be immediately removed on Windows.
However, if the file was deleted successfully, consequent attempts at opening
it will fail.


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With best regards,
Andrey Repin
Friday, April 17, 2020 14:08:48

Sorry for my terrible english...



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