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

Christopher Faylor
Sun Oct 5 22:38:00 GMT 2008

On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 10:54:12AM -0700, Herb Maeder wrote:
>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.

You're welcome but it wasn't exactly quick.  The problem was reported
months ago and I thought it was fixed in September but never actually
announced it so no one ever tested it.

Thanks for confirming.


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