Cygwin issues: modify-window and hangs

Max Bowsher maxb at
Sat Feb 1 01:12:45 EST 2003

jw schultz wrote:
> On Fri, Jan 31, 2003 at 12:09:14PM +0100, Lapo Luchini wrote:
>> Would "creating a file in the same dir" be "too invasive"?
>> Of course this would only solve the problem if one file is
>> created/tested "per directory"...
>> I guess cygwin HAS a call to examine the mount table and to try
>> directly "one file per mount", but the root of the mount could be
>> non writeable. Mhh. Not so easy as a patch as I first thought.
> I don't think creating a file on the receiver would be too
> invasive. 

But wouldn't you have to do it on the sender as well?

> Just clunky.

Even clunkier that defaulting modify-window to 1.

Can't we just put a big warning in the man page / README?


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