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RE: Intermittent cygwin heap allocation problem
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2006 16:41:08 -0000
- Subject: RE: Intermittent cygwin heap allocation problem
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Jan 18, 2006 at 04:18:09PM +0000, Cliff Hones wrote:
>> Can this explain failures to initialize executables which don't use
>> threads? I don't know, but I wouldn't have thought 'ls' uses threads.
> Every cygwin application (and probably every windows application) uses
> threads. The above scenario only happens when there is a system thread
> starting before cygwin is initialized but there are sometimes mysterious
> threads being started during process initialization.
I wonder if they sometimes get started from DllEntry of hook dlls? That
could account for some of the AV/PFW problems we see reported.
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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