MapViewOfFileEx errors with cygwin1-20040716 snapshot

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jul 26 07:54:00 GMT 2004

On Sun, Jul 25, 2004 at 10:17:19PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
>On Sat, 24 Jul 2004, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> 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
>> >sources.
>> 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.
>Thanks.  I'll see if I get the errors again with the new DLL.

FWIW, I'm just grasping at straws.  I can't convince myself that this would
even be a problem at exit.


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