cygwin problems with Hyperthreaded machines?
Tue Mar 16 20:22:00 GMT 2004
On Tue, Mar 16, 2004 at 10:55:14AM -0500, Chuck McDevitt wrote:
>I've been running into some severe problems with using Cygwin on
>The problem mostly occurs when capturing the stdout from a program with
>the backquote operator,
>or using the shell command in makefiles. The captured values end up as
>For example, in my Makefile,
> source-dir := $(strip $(shell pwd))
>pwd always returns something, but source-dir sometimes gets set to an
>This never happens on single-CPU non-hyperthreaded machines.
>I've also seen occasional hangs during a make, again only on hyperthreaded
>I've tried the latest cygwin dll from cygwin.com, as well as the snapshot
>from 3/12, and I still get this problem.
>Anyone else out there seeing this? Is this a known problem? Is there
>some version of the cygwin dll that doesn't have this problem?
It's not a known problem and you are not providing enough details to track
the problem down.
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Cygwin Project Leader
Red Hat, Inc.
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