[f]statvfs (was Re: bug in statfs)

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sun Dec 7 02:30:00 GMT 2003

On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 09:21:38PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>At 12:16 PM 12/6/2003 -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>On Sat, Dec 06, 2003 at 12:01:00PM -0500, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
>>>Actually I am making some progress.  As noted before all I get is a pop
>>>up about a fault in cygwin1.dll After trying numerous times in gdb, I
>>>captured something useful.  Apparently the problem happens during
>>>DLL_THREAD_DETACH when few threads are still alive.  A threadinfo
>>>linked list appears to be screwed up.  Now let me reboot...
>>This particular problem should have been fixed in CVS around 5:29 GMT.
>>It was pretty easy to duplicate using the technique I'd previously
>>advocated of debugging a bash which was running a script that was
>>known to fail -- at least on WinXP/2003.  I don't know why WinME
>>would be any different in this regard.
>That's the technique I used, it just takes some patience.
>I had rebuilt at around 3:00 GMT on 12/6 and I had you 12/5 ChangeLog
>entry, thus that change was already included.
>The critical section you added this afternoon seems to help a lot.

Don't see why.  It's unlikely that bash is creating threads from threads.


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