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

Charles Wilson cwilson@ece.gatech.edu
Thu Nov 9 11:43:00 GMT 2000

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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
> >cygwin-1.1.5-6:
> >
> >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.

Okay.  It's not a big deal, just a minor annoyance -- very rare, and it
never happens when I want it to for debugging. :-)  Perhaps it's just


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