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Re: unexpected failure of cygwin32_winpid_to_pid

On Tue, Nov 08, 2005 at 04:17:41PM -0800, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> Using 20051108, I just saw failures twice in tests of the perl binding
> for cygwin32_winpid_to_pid, but no failure on every try since.  The
> test looks like:
> my $catpid = open my $cat, "|cat" or die "Couldn't cat: $!";
> open my $ps, "ps|" or die "Couldn't do ps: $!";
> my ($catwinpid) = map /^.\s+$catpid\s+\d+\s+\d+\s+(\d+)/, <$ps>;
> close($ps);
> is(Cygwin::winpid_to_pid($catwinpid), $catpid, "winpid to pid");
> is(Cygwin::pid_to_winpid($catpid), $catwinpid, "pid to winpid");
> close($cat);
> in perl, where Cygwin::winpid_to_pid internally just calls
> cygwin32_winpid_to_pid.  I'm not able to think of any way in which
> system load or a race could cause this failure.  Any suggestions?

Hmm, I thought I had ruled out exec() of cat failing, but now I don't 
think so; probably that's what it is, so please disregard this message.

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