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RE: rsync local dir copy hang - solved for me

> From: Mark Thornton
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 12:13 PM

 Mark, please - even if your repliy might seem a bit personal - do keep
replies on the list.
 There might be some little spark, that makes others have a fire lit (i.e.
get a bright idea).

> >The bottom point: *don't do that* ;-)
> > i.e. leave the msleep() call there. This is a simple - yet
> effective - way
> >to avoid ill effects of a tight loop.
> >
> >
> However it remains true that there is some sort of bug in rsync's thread
> handling (or perhaps in cygwin's thread library).

 Hmmm... I think I read something about a similiar thing, having the word
"pthreads" in the subject. Might this be related?

> For some a cure for
> this, even using busy waiting, may be preferable to the bug.
> Mark Thornton

 For the time beeing, yes it might be preferable - but not as a long time
solution. And one has to be aware of the possible ill effects.

/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
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