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Re: new-ui and Windows
- From: Pedro Alves <palves at redhat dot com>
- To: Jon Beniston <jon at beniston dot com>, gdb at sourceware dot org
- Cc: jonah at kichwacoders dot com
- Date: Tue, 8 Aug 2017 16:09:11 +0100
- Subject: Re: new-ui and Windows
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On 08/08/2017 03:53 PM, Jon Beniston wrote:
> I think using serial_open would be quite handy, as presumably this would
> allow a TCP connection to Eclipse?
> If so, I suspect this would be a lot easier to support in Eclipse, as there
> would be no need for JNI code to interface with Cygwin PTYs or Windows named
> pipes - and it even could be the same Java code for MacOS and Linux too.
> Do you see any problems with that?
I'd seem wise to me to avoid that direction, because opening a TCP port
means opening a security hole -- ports are not per-user.