[ERROR] msgget() "Function not implmented" Error : Cygwin

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Feb 28 10:29:04 GMT 2023

On Feb 28 18:13, Yeo Kai Wei via Cygwin wrote:
> Hi Cygwin,
> May I ask if there will be an implementation of msgget() on Cygwin for
> Windows?

There is, for ages.  However, you have to run cygserver for that
to work:


If cygserver isn't running, the XSI IPC functions return ENOSYS.

Alternatively, convert your tool to using POSIX message queues, those
are using a file backed solution and don't require cygserver.


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