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Re: cygwin randomly pauses under Win2k

Yep.  That's the occasional detriment of strace.  It hides the problem you're
looking to track.  I wouldn't dismiss it's potential as a solution for your
problem so quickly though.  strace with a much larger disk and a top-of-the-
line processor is a clear win! ;-)

Sorry it wasn't more help to you.

Larry Hall                    
RFK Partners, Inc.            
838 Washington Street                   (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
Holliston, MA 01746                     (508) 893-9889 - FAX

At 12:56 PM 4/17/2002, Mark Paulus wrote:
>I set up a strace on the 'doit script', and the very act of
>running strace seems to make everything behave as 
>expected.  But, I can't run this thing all the time, as 
>strace generates a small quantity of output.
>Oh well, I'll keep monitoring it for a while and see what
>comes out.....
>On Tue, 16 Apr 2002 12:17:11 -0400, Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc) wrote:
> >At 12:03 PM 4/16/2002, Mark Paulus wrote:
> >>I have this wierd behaviour, and it is causing some stats that I 
> >>run to whack out.....
> >>
> >>Every now and again (every 15-30 minutes or so), my cygwin apps
> >>pause for 1-2 MINUTES....   I have written a simple script to capture
> >>this behaviour:
> >
> >
> >If you're interested in trying to track down why you see this behavior, you
> >might want to try running with strace.  With it, you should be able to 
> >pinpoint any Cygwin internals that are in force when you see this pause.
> >
> >
> >Larry Hall                    
> >RFK Partners, Inc.            
> >838 Washington Street                   (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
> >Holliston, MA 01746                     (508) 893-9889 - FAX
> >
> >
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