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Re: [1.7] Updated: libsigsegv-2.6-1

On Thu, Jul 23, 2009 at 06:18:00AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
>According to Reini Urban on 7/22/2009 3:55 PM:
>>I've updated libsigsegv to 2.6-1 and added a shared library in
>>libsigsegv0-2.6-1 I hope this solves the SEH corruption issue a little
>>bit, as discussed at
>Nope, 2.6 still has the SEH misuse bug.  But if you want to rebuild
>from a git repository, my patches are now available to fix the SEH
>handling (although I recommend building against cygwin snapshot
>20090722 or newer; building against cygwin 1.7.0-51 will detect that
>si_addr is still broken, and pick up baggage related to cygwin 1.5 but
>not necessary for the latest cygwin1.dll).  I only lightly tested a
>shared library with my patches.  Although the testsuite passed while
>using the shared library, I am still wondering if there could be a
>problem at program shutdown if the shared library is removed from
>memory without modifying its SEH handler back to cygwin's handler, but
>I don't have any test case that provoked that scenario.
>$ git pull git:// master

I'm still mystified as to how a package which uses automatic variables
to deal with a stack overflow situation could claim to be handling stack

I really don't like the games this package plays.  I'm halfway tempted
to just make it nonfunctional in Cygwin.


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