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Re: Latest snapshot revamps pipe/fifo handling

On Mon, Jul 16, 2007 at 10:12:58PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jul  9 07:52, Karl M wrote:
>> Hi All...
>> >From: Christopher Faylor Subject: Latest snapshot revamps pipe/fifo 
>> >handling
>> >Date: Sat, 7 Jul 2007 13:55:47 -0400
>> >
>> >I've checked in a fairly major change to cygwin today.
>> >[...]
>> I tried out the July 8, 2007 snapshot cygwin1.dll and had the following 
>> issue (I replaced just the cygwin1.dll file).
>> I typed ssh localhost and got as far as the login banner and then it hung 
>> there. The bash process started by sshd was consuming all avaliable CPU. I 
>> got the same result if I used ssh to login from another machine. When I 
>> tried two simultaneous ssh connections, the created bash processes seemed 
>> to share the CPU equally (by observing them in the taks manager). I use ssh 
>> agent forwarding in case that is relevant.
>Did you run this as administrative user or as normal, non-privileged
>user?  I fixed a problem in current CVS which might be the actual cause
>of this hang, and which has nothing to do with cgf's pipe changes.  I
>found this while looking for an entirely unrelated problem, when trying
>to login as non-privileged user resulted in a hang the same way you
>describe it above.
>My patch solved the hang for me, but it might be something different in
>your case.  Please test with the next snapshot again.

Thank you!  I kept meaning to ask if you'd seen this.  I went over and over
my changes trying to see how I could have introduced something like this
but I never could see anything.

I also meant to ask you if I was using the security stuff correctly.  Did
you ever look at that?


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