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Re: Setup cvs-HEAD hangs intermittently when downloading

On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:

> On Thu, 13 Mar 2003, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > On 14 Mar 2003, Robert Collins wrote:
> >
> > > If it's a hang and you're breaking in, try stepping through a bit -
> > > there may be infinite recursion or some such.
> > >
> > > If it's segfaulting.... the problem should be easier to debug.
> > > Rob
> >
> > Unfortunately, it's intermittent and not reliably reproducible.  I'm not
> > at all sure what causes it.  I'll try it next time I get it, though.
> >
> > Frankly, I doubt it's infinite recursion - CPU usage is 0.  I'm more
> > inclined to think there's a deadlock somewhere, or it's waiting for
> > something that doesn't notify...  And it's not really hanging, either, in
> > that it gets Windows events and reacts to buttons correctly...
> >         Igor
> On reflection, it looks like the backtrace I got was for the wrong
> thread.  I'll post backtraces for all threads next time I can reproduce
> this.
>         Igor

Some more info on this: this seems to be related to
<>.  At least, as I
was looking through my saved setup.log.full's, the warning message only
appeared in the ones that were from the hung runs.  Unfortunately, I don't
have any more info, and haven't been able to reproduce it since...
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