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Re: Crashes/defunct processes after upgrade to cygwin-1.5.20

On Jul 11 10:15, Harald Anlauf wrote:
> Hi,
> after upgrading cygwin1 from 1.5.19-4 to 1.5.20-1
> I get crashing processes.  The problem appears difficult
> to pin down, but it is reproducible by running a
> large configure script that uses lots of (ba)sh and csh
> scripts.  Near the end of the configuration process
> the csh dies and takes the xterm with it into nirvana.
> Running ps, I find a lot of <defunct> processes.
> Going back to cygwin1-1.5.19-4, the crashes are gone,
> but now csh has problems with here documents:
> #!/usr/bin/csh
> cat << EOF
>     Hello world!
> % ./cygwin-csh-bug
> cat: -: Bad file descriptor
> cat: closing standard input: Bad file descriptor
> (Works with 1.5.20-1, but it appears that different things
> are broken). on 1.5.19 as well as on a recent
Cygwin from CVS.  Sure you're not suffering from a multiple Cygwin DLL
problem?  Anyway, we need some more information, see


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