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From "William A. Rowe, Jr." <>
Subject RE: cvs commit: apache-2.0/src/lib/apr/include apr.hw apr_config.hw
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2000 16:15:07 GMT
> For example, we know that Win9X doesn't support named pipes (I think
> that's right).  If we need to know which platform we are on, at the
> beginning of the Win32 MPM, we could call ap_create_named_pipe and 
> check the return code.  If it is APR_ENOTIMPL we are on 9x 
> otherwise we are on NT.

Exactly what I am thinking.  btw... the 9x pipe issue is that an
anon pipe is a unique beast, and not feature compliant with a named
pipe.  NT's anon pipes -are- unique named pipes.  Plus, without the
waitformultipleobjects, et al, they are less than useful for 9x.

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