Named Pipe patch

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Mar 4 13:37:06 CST 2003

Mike McCormack <mike at> writes:

> The patch moves away from using unix pipes to implement named pipes,
> and instead implements pipes internally. This is necessary to
> implement message mode properly (without race conditions).

Could you explain this a bit more?  Why can't you use a datagram socket
for message mode?  I think we really want to avoid doing I/O through
the server, our I/O is already slow enough as it is...

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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