Possible bash bug?

Chris Faylor cgf@cygnus.com
Wed Mar 15 05:49:00 GMT 2000

On Wed, Mar 15, 2000 at 03:07:21PM +0900, scozens@pwj.co.jp wrote:
>Apologies if this is a known issue; I'm not in a position
>to check the archives at the moment. (Actually, could some kind soul
>forward me some instructions on how to subscribe to this list? I'm
>on email-access-only at the moment. :( )

???  The web page for the project is:


>Using the current development snapshot I compiled up Perl
>5.6.0 RC1 without any problems. However, I'm having problems
>with a very simple line of Perl:
>perl -le 'print q/foo/ if -t STDIN'
>(Print foo if STDIN is connected to a terminal.)
>Running this on bash 2.03, I got the following: (after a long
>$ perl -le 'print q/foo/ if -t STDIN'
>205865942 [main] bash 9025 sig_send: wait for sig_complete event failed,
>-2, rc 258, Win32 error 0
>Running under strace and/or zsh, the problem went away.
>Any ideas on how to fix this?

Could you send a cygcheck -r -s -v?  This error is a cygwin DLL error.
I assume that when you say "current development snapshot" you're referring
to the 2000-Mar-14 version.

I can't duplicate this with my version of perl and my version of bash
but I'm not running 5.6.0.


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