MapViewOfFileEx errors with cygwin1-20040716 snapshot

Christopher Faylor
Sun Jul 25 12:19:00 GMT 2004

On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 02:15:58PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>On Thu, Jul 22, 2004 at 12:54:37PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>>Ok, I tripped the error again.  Here it is, in all of its pristine glory:
>>c:\cygwin\bin\vim.exe (2568): *** MapViewOfFileEx failed, Win32 error 6
>>Weirdly enough, I did not find this exact message anywhere in the sources
>>(there's only one occurrence of "MapViewOfFileEx failed" in the current
>>CVS, and it has other things in the message).  If anyone has any ideas
>>on where it's coming from, I'd appreciate a pointer.
>It's a new error in line 195 in current (as of this writing) CVS

I added some additional logic around this error to try to avoid issuing
it if the process is exiting.  I was thinking that maybe this was a
multi-thread problem but, AFAICT, the only time that this should be
accessed from a multi-thread context in CVS is when a process exits.


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