[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: vim-7.3.003-1

Thorsten Kampe thorsten@thorstenkampe.de
Fri Aug 20 15:10:00 GMT 2010


* Corinna Vinschen (Fri, 20 Aug 2010 16:33:17 +0200)
> On Aug 20 16:21, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > * Thorsten Kampe (Fri, 20 Aug 2010 15:38:26 +0200)
> > > I reinstalled vim and got the exact same message again ("Unable to 
> > > extract /usr/bin/vi -- the file is use."). A simultaneous process 
> > > monitor log shows that CreateFile operations result in "DELETE PENDING" 
> > > ("Desired Access: Read Control, Disposition: Open, Options: Open Reparse 
> > > Point, Attributes: n/a, ShareMode: Read, Write, Delete, AllocationSize: 
> > > n/a"). Clicking two times on Retry (without changing anything else) 
> > > let's the installation continue.
> > > 
> > > I ran Process Explorer and it looks like zsh has handles open to vi, 
> > > vim, view and vimdiff - although these executables are definitely not 
> > > running.
> > 
> > Okay, coming closer (and getting weirder):
> 
> Not weird at all.  I could track this down to a point in Cygwin where
> it neglects to close a handle to a symlink when instructed to follow
> symlinks to their target.  I checked in a patch.  Please test the DLL
> I uploaded at
> 
>   http://cygwin.de/cygwin-ug-177/newer-cygwin1.dll.bz2
>   (md5sum compressed   5eab6680538279206bf23c54244825d2)
>   (md5sum uncompressed e4833a601edad1571a9c6e0352a8e381)
> 
> which contains the fix.  This should not leave the stray handles to
> vi, vim, etc in zsh.  And the side-effect should be that setup.exe
> does not complain anymore in the original scenario.

Yes, the evil handles are gone.

Thanks, Thorsten


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