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From: Jonathan Graehl (jonathan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2004-09-02 16:33:02

>You mean file descriptor, not "int fh". "File handle" usually means a
>FILE or FILE pointer. Anyway, file descriptors are a Unix feature
>emulated by many C libraries and not by Win32. The VC++ library
>provides the function _get_osfhandle which returns the underlying Win32
>file handle for a file descriptor. Other C/C++ libraries for Windows
>may provide similar functions.

I almost never do any Windows specific code, so I didn't realize those
_functions were VC++ only; thanks for pointing that out. And yes, I
meant descriptor, not handle; that's a useful distinction I'll keep in mind.

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