Repeated problems with svn even after rebaseall and peflagsall on Windows 7

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Thu May 19 15:32:00 GMT 2011

On 5/19/2011 11:25 AM, Mike Dahmus wrote:
> Nope, didn't help; in fact, the rebase at 0x77000000 (whatever the
> recommendation was) broke things much worse; and now even bash won't start
> without a million access violations.
> Why is this even necessary anyways? Other than "because it's always been
> this way"? I've been as stalwart a defender of cygwin as you'd find at my
> various companies over the years but this wart is getting really hard to
> ignore. In particular, since I myself can't do subversion or various other
> things any more without devolving to something like (ugh) tortoise.

Short answer: It's an artifact of emulating fork on Windows.
Long answer: See the email archives for all the discussions about it and
attempts to make this less painful.

You may find that limiting the number of packages/DLLs installed helps.



A: Yes.
 > Q: Are you sure?
 >> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
 >>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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