fixing fork failures (was: Re: Best way to repair cygwin?)

Ryan Johnson
Fri Aug 26 13:31:00 GMT 2011

On 26/08/2011 9:22 AM, Ronald Fischer wrote:
> 9420794 [main] sh 8004 exception::handle: Exception:
> sh: fork: retry: Resource temporarily unavailable
> I had run setup again yesterday evening
> I wonder whether there is an easy way to "repair" Cygwin

Quoting Larry's recent response regarding a different symptom of the 
same underlying problem:

On 23/08/2011 10:41 PM, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
> This is typically the result of one of two things:
>   1. <>
>   2. DLL collisions - Install the 'rebase' package, read its README in
>      /usr/share/doc/Cygwin, and follow the instructions there to run
>      'rebaseall'.


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