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Re: 1.7.29-2: Exception from cygwin_gethostname

Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Hi David, Hi Ken [in CC],
> On Apr  7 13:50, David Rothenberger wrote:
>> Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>>> On 4/7/2014 3:09 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>>> On Apr  7 11:49, David Rothenberger wrote:
>>>>> I'm having a problem doing hostname resolution on one of my
>>>>> Windows 7 64 machines after updating cygwin to 1.7.29-2. I
>>>>> first noticed it with ssh. I get an error whenever I try to
>>>>> ssh to any machine using a hostname; it complains the
>>>>> hostname cannot be resolved.
>>>>> An strace of ssh shows an exception occuring right after
>>>>> the call to cygwin_gethostname is logged.
>>>>> 96   58624 [main] ssh 3536 cygwin_gethostname: name
>>>>> daver-pc --- Process 3536, exception 000006ba at
>>>>> 000007FEFDD4940D 860   59484 [main] ssh 3536 __set_errno:
>>>>> void san::leave():315 setting errno 14
>>>> Exception 0x6ba is "The RPC server is unavailable".  I have
>>>> no idea why this exception is generated at all on your
>>>> machine.  Usually this is a first-chance exception only,
>>>> which can be ignored, but this is the first time I ever saw
>>>> this and in the above scenario there's no such exception 
>>>> expected, so it doesn't get ignored.
>>>> Oh well, it would have been helpful if this had been
>>>> encountered last week :(
> I have uploaded a new snapshot to
> which is supposed to workaround this problem by only handling the
> very exceptions the exception handler was designed to handle at
> this point. Can you please check if this works for you?

Thanks, Corinna. That solves my problem.

A co-worker had a slightly different problem with 1.7.29-2. I'll test
the snapshot on his machine as soon as he's available today and report

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