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cygwin-1.5.20 problem: sh.exe (bash) crashed upon termination
- From: Kiyo Kelvin Lee <kiyolee at hotmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2006 16:47:17 +1000
- Subject: cygwin-1.5.20 problem: sh.exe (bash) crashed upon termination
After upgraded to cygwin-1.5.20, sh.exe (bash) crashed occasionally upon
The standard Windows crash dialog is shown with this information:
caption[sh.exe - Application Error]
The instruction at "0x6100365f" referenced memory at "0x006cda90". The
memory could not be "written".
Click on OK to terminate the program.
Click on CANCEL to debug the program.
But unfortunately the process is actually already gone, so can't be
The crashes do not seem to have any pattern. I meant for the same shell
script (my login script for instance) which runs many other shell
scripts sometimes results with crashes while most the time doesn't.
Another situation is running configure for building some open source
software, openbox in my case. When configure is more complicated,
crashes always happen but at different time for different run of
configure. The crashing memory address is always the same though. BTW,
the crashes do not seem to cause any harm to configure, sh.exe seems to
be completed properly from the point of view of the parent process.
Tried to rebuild bash from source (official source from cygwin) does not
The same problem does not happen with cygwin-1.5.19-4.
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