Outstanding issues with current DLL?

Earnie Boyd earnie_boyd@yahoo.com
Wed Mar 14 14:55:00 GMT 2001

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 02:41:14PM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>
> >> On Thu, Mar 08, 2001 at 01:17:30PM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
> >> >Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> >>I could use a little more detail, however, like when this started
> >> >>failing.  It sounds like this could be related to Egor's changes to pty
> >> >>handling or, if this is very recent, to my signal handling changes.
> >> >>
> >> >
> >> >Sometime between 2/28 and 3/06, IIRC.  I could have been using a 2/23
> >> >prior to the 3/06 update though.  I really haven't had spare cycles for
> >> >tracking down problems recently.  Wish I could help find this problem.
> >> >It is definitely a race condition.  I just had one happen and started
> >> >another process while the other was hung just fine.
> >>
> >> Can you detail the series of events that led to the hang?  Were you typing
> >> anything?  Or did it just hang immediately on starting bash via rxvt?
> >>
> >> I don't use rxvt routinely but it sounds like I should be able to duplicate
> >> this.
> >>
> >
> >The hang happens after clicking on the icon on the desktop.  I've always
> >awaited for a bash prompt that never returns.  The first time it
> >happened was right after I installed after building on 3/06.  It
> >mysteriously went away and I've had it happen occasionally ever since.
> Ok.  I just tried about 40 times to duplicate this and was unable to do
> so.  Could you send a cygcheck -r -s -v?
> Also, just on a hunch, could you try typing commands in the rxvt window
> and see if anything displays?  I've just had something similar to this
> happen to me.  bash appeared to be hung but it was actually not recognizing
> that it was running in a cygwin tty so it didn't display any prompt.

This problem doesn't exist in the 2001-Mar-12 snapshot.  However, I do
have an occasional lockup on exit.  The startup of the command window is
much faster, I had more that fifty windows open in less than 30 seconds
just by clicking on the 
Office shortcut icon.


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