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From "Max Bowsher" <m...@ukf.net>
Subject Re: APR 1.0.0 and CYGWIN
Date Fri, 15 Oct 2004 08:35:23 GMT
William A. Rowe, Jr. wrote:
> I should have added that the pseudo-fork and condition vars
> on cygwin would actually be better preserved by using the
> unix port.  In fact, if the cygwin build simply used the win32
> apr_file_io code I'd be quite happy with it relying on the
> other (unambiguous) features of the cygwin API.

Using the win32 apr file_io code on cygwin is impossible.

Cygwin provides a mapping of posix-like paths to windows paths. If you use 
the win32 API, you essentially cut cygwin out of the loop, breaking the 
translation of those pathnames.


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