xterm access violations (again)

richardvoigt@gmail.com richardvoigt@gmail.com
Mon Apr 4 20:50:00 GMT 2011

> FWIW, I know what is causing the problem but not how to fix it.  It's
> similar to
> http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2011-04/msg00001.html
> Rebasing should fix that particular problem but it's not a panacea.

The strace output in that other thread shows that GetLastError of 997
formerly caused some pipe handling functions deep in cygwin1.dll to
return success and now is converted to an error.  997 is one of the
rare non-zero success codes (in some sense).

#define ERROR_IO_PENDING                 997L

Ben Voigt

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