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Re: 1.7.29-2: Exception from cygwin_gethostname

David Rothenberger wrote:
> David Rothenberger wrote:
>> David Rothenberger wrote:
>>> 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
>>> back.
>> The snapshot fixes the problem on my co-worker's machine as well. Thanks
>> again!
> Looks like I spoke too soon. It fixed my simple test case of running
> ssh, but I still get the exception when I try to run "git push", where
> git spawns ssh. The exception is exactly the same as before (same
> address too).

Hmm... And this time rolling back to 1.7.28 did not fix my problem. And
my co-worker is not having any problem with the snapshot.

My crystal ball is telling me a Windows re-install is in my future. :(

David Rothenberger  ----

A light wife doth make a heavy husband.
                -- Wm. Shakespeare, "The Merchant of Venice"

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