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Please test the latest developer's snapshot
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 2 Nov 2006 23:48:31 +0100
- Subject: Please test the latest developer's snapshot
- Reply-to: cygwin at cygwin dot com
The latest developer snapshot from http://cygwin.com/snapshots/ contains
a couple of patches which are supposed to get Cygwin running better on
the upcoming Windows Vista.
The important change here is a slightly different memory allocation
scheme. I'd like to hear if this version still runs fine on all OSes,
not only on Vista so I'd appreciate some feedback in terms of memory
allocation problems. Please look for messages as "fixup_mmap_after_fork
failed", "couldn't allocate heap", stuff like that.
The new memory allocation scheme could result in the necessity to rebase
again. The usual base address of 0x70000000 for rebase *might* result
in problems with applications using mmap and runtime loaded DLLs. So,
if you get such a problem, please call rebase(all) with a base addresses
of, say, 0x65000000 and try again.
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
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