cygcheck output sometimes gets truncated when piped (cygwin-1.7)

Herb Maeder
Sun Oct 5 17:54:00 GMT 2008

On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 12:51:59 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >On a fresh install of cygwin-1.7 (1.7.0-30) on Vista, the output of
> >"cygcheck -s" sometimes gets truncated.  This seems to be more
> >reproducible when the output is piped to another command.
> This has been reported before and I was able to duplicate it in a VM.
> I thought I'd fixed it when I released 1.7-30 but obviously it's still
> there.
> The good news is that I can reproduce the problem 100% of the time in
> gdb so I finally was able to track down the root cause.
> I'm generating a snapshot with a fix now.  The fix is in cygwin1.dll,
> not cygcheck.exe, so you'll need to download and install that.
> If you can verify that the snapshot works, I'll generate a new 1.7
> release.

The snapshot looks good to me.  I can no longer reproduce the problem with
the cygwin1-20081005.dll.  Thanks for the quick fix.


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