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RE: Call for testing Cygwin snapshot

> -----Original Message-----
> From: 
> []On Behalf
> Of Jerry D. Hedden
> Sent: Tuesday, April 25, 2006 9:27 AM
> To:
> Subject: RE: Call for testing Cygwin snapshot
> Jerry D. Hedden wrote:
> >I have a cron job (a bash script)
> >that runs every 6 minutes, polling and downloading info off the web. 
> >
> >The problem is the script hangs at various places and the stuck
> >processes keep building up.
> >
> >Further, I have to kill these processes using the task monitor:  kill
> >reports 'No such process'.
> Christopher Faylor replied:
> > As mentioned above, a test case showing the problem sure 
> would be nifty.
> I agree and would have provided one if I could.  However, I 
> have no idea
> what is causing this, nor how to write a test case for it.
> As I said, it's a cron job running a bash script - nothing fancy.  The
> hang does not happen on every invokation of the script, but it does
> occur frequently.  Where in the script it gets stuck seems to be
> random: wget, mkdir, mv, date, diff, etc..
> > Also, knowing the first snapshot which shows the problem 
> would be helpful.
> As I said, these sort of problems started after the 
> 2006-03-09 snapshot.
>  I double checked, and the problem does occur with the 2006-03-13
> snapshot.

I wonder if this might be related to the following:

The fix suggested in the original message - - might help.

Ernie Coskrey
SteelEye Technology, Inc.

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