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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.4

On Feb  6 03:36, Andrey Repin wrote:
> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
> > Changes from 3.0.0-0.3:
> > - Cygwin PIDs have been decoupled from Windows PID.  Cygwin PIDs are
> >   now incrementally dealt in the range from 2 up to 65535, POSIX-like.
> I don't quite get it.
> What's the rationale? Why not just use system PID's?

Using system PIDs requires to keep process handles open for the
only reason so they are not too quickly reused by Windows.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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