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Re: Please test latest developer snapshot
- From: "Yaakov (Cygwin/X)" <yselkowitz at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: cygwin <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 17 Feb 2011 14:15:12 -0600
- Subject: Re: Please test latest developer snapshot
- References: <20110217120400.GB29762@calimero.vinschen.de>
On Thu, 2011-02-17 at 13:04 +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> And, btw., if you find that something suddenly starts working better
> using the snapshot, I'd be happy to hear this. Good news help to
> keep up the spirit.
I had also experienced problems on Win7 x64 after last week's Windows
update, but CVS HEAD is WJFFM again.
> - Raise the size of the default cygheap to 1 MB. The cygheap is used by
> Cygwin for internal datastructures which require special handling on
> fork and/or exec calls. Since internal datastructures have grown
> quite a bit since Cygwin 1.7, this step is supposed to avoid some
> unfortunate out-of-memory problems.
I haven't taken the time to rebuild gcc or qt4 since this patch, but
I'll keep an eye on this when I do next.
Thanks to all involved in the considerable improvements in this release.
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