1.7.10s 20110729 - problem listing services in /proc

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat Jul 30 05:45:00 GMT 2011

On Fri, Jul 29, 2011 at 03:41:46PM -0700, David Rothenberger wrote:
>On 7/29/2011 3:36 PM, Yaakov (Cygwin/X) wrote:
>> On Fri, 2011-07-29 at 22:21 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>>> On Jul 29 11:58, David Rothenberger wrote:
>>>> With the 20110729 snapshot (and some earlier ones), the following
>>>> command terminates early.
>>>> % find /proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/services -maxdepth 1 -print
>>>> strace lists an exception: "exception C0000005 at 6100296A". This is
>>>> occurring for me in both Win7 x64 and WinXP x86. It doesn't occur in
>>>> either environment using 1.7.9.
>>> I can't reproduce this.  Address 6100296A points to a double free on
>>> the cygheap, alternativly an overwritten memeory slot on the cygheap.
>>> Without being able to duplicate the problem it's rather hard to find.
>>> Can you try earlier snapshots to find out in what timeframe this 
>>> problem has been introduced?  An strace might be helpful as well.
>> I did have C0000005 exceptions with the 20110729 snapshot with seemingly
>> all fork() calls, which I don't have with 1.7.9.  I'm running Win7 SP1
>> x64 with large-address-aware executables and DLLs rebased above
>> 0x80000000.  I won't be able to diagnose this further until after the
>> weekend.
>For what it's worth, I was also running the 20110729 snapshot on Win7
>SP1 x64 with large-address-aware executables and DLLs rebased above
>0x80000000, and this was the only regular problem I was seeing.

I don't see this on either XP x86 or WIN 7 x86_64.


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