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Re: 1.7.29-2: Exception from cygwin_gethostname

David Rothenberger wrote:
> David Rothenberger wrote:
>> 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.

[snip lots of my stupidity]

PEBCAK. Totally my fault. Nothing to do with Cygwin.

Cygwin snapshot is doing fine for me. Sorry for all the noise.

David Rothenberger  ----

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                -- Bryan Michael Wendt

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