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Re: Win32 error 487 and rebaseall
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 4 Jul 2006 16:08:02 +0200
- Subject: Re: Win32 error 487 and rebaseall
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On Jul 4 16:00, Cliff Stanford wrote:
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> Thought it was worth reporting my experience today back to this list.
> These "Win32 error 487" messages were getting worse and worse to the
> point that it was becoming impossible to start Xwin and run an xterm.
> Searching back through the list I found
> http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2005-09/msg00919.html where John Wei
> makes a reference to rebaseall.
> Unfortunately, /bin/rebaseall fails to execute on the current release of
> cygwin (1.5.20-1) because of the following line:
> grep -q -i -v '/ash$' /proc/[0-9]*/exename
> It is supposed to ensure that only ash is running. The problem is that
> cat /proc/[0-9]*/exename produces:
> Thus the script needs to be modified to say:
> grep -q -i -v '/ash\.exe$' /proc/[0-9]*/exename
The script should be modified to allow both variations, with and without
.exe suffix. The reason is that the suffix disappears again when using
the experimental CYGWIN=transparent_exe option, which might become not
so experimental at one point in an only vaguely defined future...
Corinna Vinschen Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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