cygwin_create_path causes null pointer crashes

Corinna Vinschen
Sun Dec 11 11:08:00 GMT 2016

Hi Thomas,

On Dec 10 03:03, Thomas Wolff wrote:
> cygwin_create_path is supposed to call malloc itself,
> however, it occasionally returns with null and errno == ENOSPC,
> if it's provided with a network path, e.g.
> cygwin_create_path(CCP_POSIX_TO_WIN_W, "/cygdrive/s/.config/mintty")
> returns null in ~ 3 of 1000 cases, where /cygdrive/s exists but
> /cygdrive/s/.config does not

Did you try to debug and fix the issue?  This is the developer's mailing
list after all...


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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Red Hat
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