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RE: The Big List of Dodgy Apps
On 20 March 2007 18:43, Brian Dessent wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> It sure would be nice (tm pending) if we had some way of detecting
>> these problematic applications automatically. It would be even nicer
>> if we had someone who was dedicated to making cygcheck be all that
>> it could be wrt detecting potential sources of problems and, even,
>> suggesting solutions.
> In fact I was going to go one step farther and suggest that what really
> needs to happen is for someone to actually install each of these (in
> VMware probably since I'd personally never go near some of this crud)
> and debug the issue to find out if there's any way Cygwin can work
> around their brokenness.
As far as the fork() failures caused by being unable to recreate the parent
process' address space layout, I'm fairly sure there's absolutely zero we
could do about it.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....