Possible race condition with sigsuspend in new net release

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Tue Apr 25 22:22:00 GMT 2000


On Tue, Apr 25, 2000 at 08:16:14AM -0500, TOMMY REYNOLDS wrote:
>> I don't have any problems running zsh but there were some signal fixes
>> that went
>> in after 1.1.0 was released.  Could you try a recent Cygwin snapshot and
>> let
>> cygwin@sourceware.cygnus.com know if it works any better?
>> 
>I reran the test using the 2000-04-25 snapshot and got the same results: the
>stand-alone program hung but correctly ran to completion under the "strace"
>tool.

Ok.  I managed to duplicate this sporadically on my Win95 laptop.  It looks
like an incompatibility between Win95 and WinNT.

I've worked around this in the code.  I've just restarted a snapshot.  If you
want to try it, download today's snapshot from

http://sourceware.cygnus.com/cygwin/snapshots/

Make sure that you download a version of the DLL which has a ChangeLog
entry that mentions "exceptions.cc".

I don't know when you'll be reading this but the snapshot probably won't
be ready for another hour or so.

cgf

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