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Re: sh.exe: *** fatal error - couldn't allocate heap, Win32 error 487

On Mon, Apr 12, 2010 at 4:03 AM, Reini Urban <> wrote:
> 2010/4/9 Ricardo Urbina:
>> Hi. Last tuesday I updated my Cygwin installation from 1.7.1 to 1.7.4.
>> And then I started getting these errors when running a perl script:
>> % perlscript
>> Â Â Â3 [main] sh 11716 C:\cygwin\bin\sh.exe: *** fatal error -
>> couldn't allocate heap, Win32 error 487, base 0x850000, top 0x890000,
>> reserve_size 258048, allocsize 262144, page_const 4096
>> Â Â Â2 [main] sh 10172 fork: child -1 - died waiting for longjmp
>> before initialization, retry 0, exit code 0x100, errno 11
> First I need a report
> Second, you can try a lower rebase address, as pointed out in

I didn't know there was a perlrebase. It didn't change a thing. I'm
starting to think it's not a cygwin issue: after perlrebase, it ran
just fine once. Then the whole system crashed. It didn't work again
after rebooting. Anyway, I attach my cygcheck output. Thanks a lot!

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