fork: Resource temporarily unavailable: address space is already occupied

Marco atzeri
Thu Aug 11 08:13:00 GMT 2011

On 8/11/2011 10:02 AM, Heiko Elger wrote:
> Christopher Faylor writes:
>> On Thu, Aug 11, 2011 at 05:07:15AM +0000, Heiko Elger wrote:
>>> Ryan Johnson writes:
>>>> Let me ask again, what was being compiled when the problems arose? And
>>>> is it an intermittent error or a consistent one?
>>> I'm sorry - I havn't seen your question.
>>> The error is intermittent.
>>> Sometimes I have this error and sometimes not - really not reproduceable.
>>> If it occurs - it's always while compiling another sourcefile.
>>> What is compiled: C-Files.
>>> We use VxWorks GNU-MinGW Crosscompiler by (Wind River Systems).
>>> The make is an old cygwin (1.5.x) make-3.80 and the sh is a

>>> cygwin (1.5.x) by Wind River Systems.

that is unsupported. If you receive your cygwin from WindRiver,
ask WindRiver.
If the fault is from "WindRiver MinGW Gnu Compiler" also ask them.

>> This is certainly an unsupported configuration.  Contact Wind River if you
>> want support.
> What is unsupported - using old cygwin 1.5.x binaries ?
> OK - using 1.5.x binaries is not supported - but it should work? Or not?

cygwin-1.5.x binaries run on cygwin-1.7.x.

cygwin-1.7.x is supported
cygwin-1.5.x is not supported anymore, see note on

> If you mean WindRiver MinGW Gnu Compiler - not supported (yes, of course) - but
> it' only a win32 (non cygwin program) and I was asked what's running ...
> heiko


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