Problems with autoconf-2.52 testsuite using current CVS Cygwin

Christopher Faylor
Sun Aug 5 09:25:00 GMT 2001

On Sun, Aug 05, 2001 at 10:00:43AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 08:48:49PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 02:43:07PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> >It seems like Corinna has tracked this down to a potential problem with
>> >vfork but I don't really understand what that is.  It could well be a
>> >problem with ash's use of vfork, too.
>> AFAICT, this is an ash problem.  ash was clearing it's trap list after a
>> program executed due to its thinking that it was in a forked process
>> rather than a vforked process where such an activity would clear the
>> parent.  So, none of the cleanup was done.
>> I checked in a couple of changes to rectify this.
>> Corinna, could you release an experimental version of ash and see if it
>> solves everyone's problems?
>I have added ash-20010805-1 as test version to sourceware.
>It runs the autoconf testsuite now perfectly fine (for me).

How about under B20?  Does it work ok on linux?


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