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Re: How do I solve/work around "Resource temporarily unavailable"
- From: Larry Hall <lh-no-personal-replies-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: Timothy Wall <twall at oculustech dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 12 Apr 2005 13:53:33 -0400
- Subject: Re: How do I solve/work around "Resource temporarily unavailable"
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- Reply-to: Cygwin List <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
At 12:48 PM 4/12/2005, you wrote:
>I've got a "make" process that's pretty complex and does many recursive invocations (at most 4 deep, though). With some additions to the build, I seem to have recently crossed over some threshold which now causes the build to use up all available process resources, so nothing more can be run.
>After a few runs of the build, I get these sorts of messages:
>/bin/bash: fork: Resource temporarily unavailable
>/bin/bash: line 1: /usr/bin/find: Resource temporarily unavailable
>And many more similar variations.
>Once this state is reached, only a reboot seems to cure it.
>This is the case on my notebook XP system (cygcheck.out attached below) as well as an older w2k system running a slightly older cygwin (cygcheck-brie.out).
>I've seen a few similar questions posted, but no solutions.
Try it with the latest release Cygwin package (1.5.14). If that doesn't
help, you might want to try it against the upcoming release (1.5.15) by
pulling down the snapshot and putting it temporarily in place
(http://cygwin.com/snapshots/). Report results here.
Larry Hall http://www.rfk.com
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