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Re: pipe

From: Werner Koch
Subject: Re: pipe
Date: Sat, 14 Mar 2015 20:28:01 +0100
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On Sat, 14 Mar 2015 14:42, address@hidden said:

> But that means it would be impossible to invoke gpg from a shell that
> can redirect handles beyond the first 3, like some decent port of
> Bash, is that correct?  Or is that where the wrapper comes into play,

I don't know about a native Bash port to Windows.  Using Cygwin with
native Windows programs is problematic has you probably know.

> Again, I was talking about file descriptors; the Win32 API knows
> nothing about those.  MS runtime passes the translation table between
> handles and file descriptors through undocumented fields of

I never looked at the MS runtime this since I did the first
cross-compiler toolkit ~20 year ago.  I have not a found away to inherit
only specific handles without the wrapper trick.  How do they do that or
is the problem of inherited handles in the child ignored?



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