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Re: services not starting with 20060104 snapshot

On Wed, 4 Jan 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 04, 2006 at 11:47:37AM -0800, David Rothenberger wrote:
> >On 1/4/2006 11:33 AM, Igor Peshansky wrote:
> >>On Wed, 4 Jan 2006, Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes wrote:
> >>
> >>>I'll try to send a proper bug report in a few hours, but just want to
> >>>mention now that after loading the 20060104 dll, trying to start
> >>>cygserver or syslogd fails.
> >>
> >>Confirmed.
> >
> >WFM with a DLL built 20060104 4:00 GMT. The only changes after that are
> >the change for the beep and for managed mounts.
> And WFM for me, of course.  The changes between 20060103 and 20060104 are
> really pretty minimal so even armchair "cygwin-developers" should be able
> to track down a cause here.

That's actually what I was doing.  The culprit seems to be the
CreateWindowStation change[*] to from
<>.  Removing that
change allowed the sshd service to start.  Unfortunately, it also reverted
to the "missing output from ssh" behavior (Win XP SP1).

> But, then again, with another half dozen "heads up"
> confirmed/unconfirmed messages it will probably just fix itself, right?

Frankly, I'm not sure what the right fix would be in this case, or even
how to debug this...  Any ideas on how I can simulate service startup on
the command line (to allow popping up gdb) would be greatly appreciated.
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