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Re: Cron jobs visible

On Mon, Aug 10, 2009 at 06:31:53PM +0200, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>* Corinna Vinschen (Mon, 10 Aug 2009 16:38:54 +0200)
>>On Aug 10 14:15, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>>>* Corinna Vinschen (Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:34:25 +0200)
>>>>On Aug 10 12:57, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
>>>>>I upgraded to Windows 7 on Sunday and now whenever cron runs a job, the
>>>>>new forked cron process is visible in a console window.  I suspect that
>>>>>this might be related to the new "Console Window Host" (conhost.exe) as
>>>>>I also get this window when I run screen inside a shell.
>>>>Cygwin 1.5.25, I presume.  Cygwin 1.5.25 is not supported under W7.
>>>>Use Cygwin 1.7 instead.  It contains workarounds for a few really
>>>>incredible bugs introduced in Windows 7 in terms of console windows.  I
>>>>reported two of them in the beta testing phase.  One of them has been
>>>>only partially fixed (and introduced a new one in the W7 32 bit), the
>>>>other one hasn't been fixed at all in RTM.
>>>Thanks for the insight and background information.  I'll probably wait
>>>until 1.7 is out of beta and an "official" migration document is
>>What "official" migration document?  There will be a release
>>announcment and that's it.
>Something like "how to move from 1.5 to 1.7".  Or will it be an
>automatic process done via (and by) Setup.exe?  Or will we have to do a
>"fresh install" :-/ ?

i.e., the release announcement.


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