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Re: Many FSCTL_PIPE_PEEK operations?

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Many FSCTL_PIPE_PEEK operations?
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2007 17:38:07 -0500
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Gary Fritz wrote:
> I just installed SysInternals' FileMon utility and have discovered all 
> kinds of unknown activity going on behind the scenes.
> One that surprised me was Bash.  FileMon says that Bash is doing 90-100 
> FSCTL_PIPE_SEEK operations EVERY SECOND!  It does this even if a command is 
> running, so there is no open prompt looking for input.
> Is it *supposed* to do that??  

The best place to ask this question is the cygwin mailing list.


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