hyperthreading fix, try #1

CV or254498@hotmail.com
Tue Feb 8 03:28:00 GMT 2005


Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please <at> cygwin.com> writes:

> I'm not naive enough to think that I've solved all of the hyperthreading
> problems but I would like people to try today's snapshot (or any
> snapshot newer than today's) and report on whether it solves the problem
> or not.  If it doesn't, please provide as simple a test case as possible
> so that I can duplicate the problem.

Working well here: HP Pavilion with P4HT3.2G.

I only ran into the hyperthreading bug the other day when trying
to chown a large directory tree. It would bomb out after a minute
or two (a few hundred to maybe a thousand files).

With the new build (whether stripped with --strip-debug or unstripped)
the command completes as expected.

Another vote for the silver star !
Cheers CV


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