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Re: Repeated problems with svn even after rebaseall and peflagsall on Windows 7

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 11:32:07AM -0400, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>On 5/19/2011 11:25 AM, Mike Dahmus wrote:
>> Nope, didn't help; in fact, the rebase at 0x77000000 (whatever the
>> recommendation was) broke things much worse; and now even bash won't start
>> without a million access violations.

I did go out of my way to suggest alternatives, too.  Apparently they were

>> Why is this even necessary anyways? Other than "because it's always been
>> this way"? I've been as stalwart a defender of cygwin as you'd find at my
>> various companies over the years but this wart is getting really hard to
>> ignore. In particular, since I myself can't do subversion or various other
>> things any more without devolving to something like (ugh) tortoise.
>Short answer: It's an artifact of emulating fork on Windows.

Actually the real reason is because we just like annoying people.


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