[PPL-devel] Cygwin 1.7: signal handler not invoked (regression from 1.5)

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Oct 11 19:48:00 GMT 2008

On Sat, Oct 11, 2008 at 11:18:33AM +0200, Roberto Bagnara wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 09:00:33PM +0200, Roberto Bagnara wrote:
>>> the following shows a problem in Cygwin 1.7 that is not present in
>>> Cygwin 1.5:
>>> [snip]
>>> As you see, the alarm() function is not invoked as it should (and as it
>>> is in Cygwin 1.5).
>> It was invoked ony by coincidence in 1.5.  It should be fixed in
>> the next snapshot.
>> Thanks for the test case.
> Dear Christopher,
> Abramo Bagnara and myself have independently downloaded
> http://cygwin.com/snapshots/cygwin-inst-20081007.tar.bz2, unpacked it
> over the root directory of two separate cygwin-1.7 installations,
> recompiled the testcase, launched it, and alarm() is still not called.
> Perhaps http://cygwin.com/snapshots/cygwin-inst-20081007.tar.bz2
> is not what you meant by "the next snapshot"?

I was not being mysterious.

This works fine for me on two different systems, one running XP, one
running Vista.

You need to provide more details, a la:  http://cygwin.com/problems.html .


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