[cygcheck] produces repeated output - 6 times!

Thrall, Bryan bryan.thrall@flightsafety.com
Mon May 4 14:51:00 GMT 2009

Thrall, Bryan wrote on Monday, May 04, 2009 9:45 AM:

> Corinna Vinschen wrote on Monday, May 04, 2009 3:25 AM:
>> On Apr 28 11:47, Julio Costa wrote:
>>> Bug in cygcheck? Or bug in user? :)
>> Bug in user as far as the position of the -v option is concerned.
> I can reproduce it; some more details:
> - 'cygcheck /bin/ash.exe -v' returns 127
> - it doesn't happen if run from cmd.exe
> - '/bin/ash.exe -v' from inside bash works just fine
> Isn't there a feature of Cygwin where it tries 5 or 6 times to restart
> Windows apps (such as cygcheck) if they fail in a certain way? That
> could explain the repeated output (i.e. cygcheck is trying to do the
> documented 'cygcheck [PROGRAM] -v' thing but there's a bug), but my
> search fu wasn't able to bring up any results.

I should note I see it with 1.7.0-45 and 1.7.0-46.

Bryan Thrall
FlightSafety International

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