Noah Misch <> writes:
> Windows does not have socketpair(), nor a strict pipe() equivalent.  I expect
> switching to socketpair() makes the Windows side trickier in some ways and
> simpler in others.  +1 for exploring that direction first.

A bit of googling suggests that emulating socketpair() on Windows is not
that hard: basically you create an accepting socket and connect to it.
Ugly I guess but likely to be nicer than emulating the two-pipes trick

                        regards, tom lane

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