BSDiff port to windows (problems with fork())

I want to port this source to windows, but as code is not exactly windows programmer
friendy and i am not some *nix guru i have problems converting it to msvc++. I fixed
code to the point where only fork() and pipe() are making me problems. I could redisign
whole source but i am not quite confortable with it. Can anyone help me? CYGWin is not an option!

http://www.daemonology.net/bsdiff
SpodletelaAsked:
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SpodletelaAuthor Commented:
Oh and one more thing; i want to make clear port without CYGWIN!!!
DudiCommented:
For Fork() you can use CreateThread, the API is pretty elegant and should be easier to port with.

See this:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/vccore/html/_core_port_from_unix_to_win32.asp

To do pipes in Win32, look here:

http://www.codeproject.com/threads/anonpipe1.asp

Keep in mind that this example is for unnamed pipes.  For a good example of named pipes, look here:

http://msdn.microsoft.com/library/default.asp?url=/library/en-us/ipc/base/interprocess_communications.asp

A nice C++ wrapper for Win32 pipes:
http://www.codeguru.com/system/NPW.html

Hope this helps!

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DudiCommented:
How do you post a closing recommendation?
What exactly is a closing recommendation?

Thanks!
VenabiliCommented:
Dudi,

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DudiCommented:
OK, thanks
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