[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: [experimental] cygwin-1.5.25-8
Sun Feb 24 18:22:00 GMT 2008
* Corinna Vinschen (Sun, 24 Feb 2008 10:36:00 +0100)
> On Feb 24 08:47, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > * Corinna Vinschen (Sat, 23 Feb 2008 22:28:19 +0100)
> > > I've uploaded a test version of the Cygwin DLL and its utilities,
> > > version 1.5.25-8.
> > >
> > > The main purpose of this update is to allow Cygwin to run correctly on
> > > Windows 2008 Server. A change in the exception handling in Windows 2008
> > > Server requires to change the exception handling in the Cygwin DLL as
> > > well, otherwise an exception in a Cygwin process results in an endless
> > > loop in the OS, taking 100% CPU. I reported this problem upstream.
> > > [...]
> > I couldn't install Cygwin on a Windows 2008 machine. The setup stalls
> > when terminfo.sh /etc/postinstall/terminfo.sh gets executed. Bash goes
> > up to CPU load between 80% and 100% (but I checked with Process
> > Monitor that bash does not access the file system or the registry).
> > When i first install the new release (click on "experimental") and on
> > a second run the rest the installation works fine.
> That was to be expected. Using 1.5.25-7 results in a hang on the 32 bit
> version of 2008 when running the postinstall scripts. You must install
> with 1.5.25-8 immediately.
Well, I found this out the "hard" way. Was that a known fact? "Known"
as in "known to the public".
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