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Hi,

I have question about named pipes in windows.
Client pipe app should call
WaitNamedPipe and this function waits for named pipe.
Next app calls CreateFile.

I need different solution for waiting for pipe ( if exists).
I need event created by CreateEvent and when event is set it means that named pipe exists and its ready.

Iam trying add named pipes to boost:asio and there is no problem with server named pipe
becouse server call  ConnectNamedPipe and waits for client. Then i get LPOVERLAPPED that asio need.

BOOL WINAPI ConnectNamedPipe(
  __in         HANDLE hNamedPipe,
  __inout_opt  LPOVERLAPPED lpOverlapped
);


 

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yes, iam using this function to wait when server creates pipe. But iam search for  solution with windows event.
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by:lavitz
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Ok, i was thinking that WaitNamedPipe waits even named pipe was not created. Its work before and i dont know how. So could someone confirm this?
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I can confirm that WaitNamedPipe returns inmediately if the named piped has not been created yet.

About the overlapped question, could you be more clear?
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