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Re: cygheap base mismatch detected - only on Vista x64, not seen on Vista x86

On Nov 22 12:36, Joseph Koenig wrote:
> Congrats on figuring the problem out so quickly. Forgive my lack of
> familiarity with the cygwin development process (and cygwin in general),
> but as you've seemingly isolated root cause, do you feel that a point
> fix should be forthcoming shortly or do you feel as though this problem
> might persist for some time? Also, do you believe that fixing this
> problem in the cygwin dll will solve the extent of vista
> incompatibilities or do you think that Vista64 functionality is going to
> require additional fixes? 
> Yes, it's sort of a request to speculate a bit, but I'm trying to
> ascertain whether I should continue my little project on Vista32 for a
> short while until a Vista64 fix or if I should abandon my project that
> triggered this bug in the first place.

I only found the cause for the problem.  I still don't have the faintest
clue why it happens and I don't have any sort of workaround.  So, for
now Cygwin runs on Vista 32 bit, but not on Vista 64 bit.  I'm certainly
looking into it but don't hold your breath.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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