[ANNOUNCEMENT] cygwin-1.1.5-6, mingw-20001103-1, w32api-20001103-1, gcc-2.95-4

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Nov 9 09:54:00 GMT 2000

On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 12:10:04PM -0500, Charles S. Wilson wrote:
>I seem to remember this being report earlier, but I couldn't find it --
>besides, it was related to an older 1.1.5-x.  I had hoped this error had
>been fixed, but apparently not since I just saw it again with
>Sometimes when starting a cygwin app from within bash, the bash prompt
>will return immediately but ps shows that the app (say, vim) is still
>running in the 'S' state.  However, it's not in the background -- there
>does not seem to be anyway to 'foreground' that application.  All I can
>do is kill it, and try again.  
>This happens *very* infrequently, so it's extremely hard to track down
>-- in fact, it had been so long since I had seen the error, and mindful
>that I think it had already been reported, I assumed it had been fixed. 
>But it hasn't.

I can't duplicate this.  It will be in the release version.

Have fun.


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