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Re: Emacs-w32... still crashing

On Thu, Jun 5, 2014 at 9:51 PM, Christopher Faylor  wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 05, 2014 at 03:05:43PM -0400, Ken Brown wrote:
>>On 6/3/2014 6:00 PM, Zdzislaw Meglicki wrote:
>>> And... another crash. I didn't run it under gdb this
>>> time and it didn't dump anything either, but I got
>>> interesting new message I didn't see before:
>>> *** fatal error - WFSO failed waiting for timer thread, Win32 error 0
>>This message comes from the function timer_tracker::cancel in
>>in the Cygwin sources.  I'm afraid I have no idea what the timer thread
>>is or why WaitForSingleObject might fail waiting for it.
>>cgf or Corinna (or anyone else), can you shed any light on what might
>>cause this?  Could it be BLODA, for instance?
> I really don't see how WaitForSingleObject can fail like this but I have
> demoted that fatal condition to a warning and added slightly more
> debugging output to it.

That doesn't seem right. If the return code is WAIT_FAILED, api_fatal
*should* be called (which presumably calls GetLastError).
Other return values like WAIT_ABANDONED or WAIT_TIMEOUT can be let off
with a system_printf.

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