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Re: fork problem on latest cygwin CVS

On 11/16/2011 8:14 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 02:22:02PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
On Tue, Nov 15, 2011 at 04:04:16PM +0100, marco atzeri wrote:
On 11/14/2011 6:11 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:

FYI, the last thing any developer wants to hear after a major code
change is a generic "It's broke" report with no details and no way to
duplicate the problem.  A stack trace from a home-grown version of
cygwin1.dll is not a detail.  It's meaningless unless the addresses are

Ok, rewinding to step 1

I simplified the test case to a short one, involving just 1 make call,
using your snapshot

Amazingly short. Thanks very much! I can duplicate this and will fix it.

I've made some changes and can no longer duplicate the problem from your test case. If you can confirm that the latest snapshot works for you I would appreciate it.

As it turns out, this was a change I was planning on making "at some
point in the future".  The future, apparently, is now.


CYGWIN_NT-6.1-WOW64 1.7.10s(0.255/5/3) 20111116 04:41:29 i686 Cygwin

passed my crash test:
a full build of octave binary from scratch plus the make check.

Regards Marco

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