debugging SIGSEV on pclose

Christopher Faylor
Thu Sep 8 18:22:00 GMT 2011

On Thu, Sep 08, 2011 at 07:16:17PM +0200, Marco atzeri wrote:
>On 9/8/2011 6:52 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>As I said, on Linux, if you call pclose twice in succession you get a
>>SEGV.  I am comfortable with Cygwin's behavior especially since you
>>seem to be seeing an actual program problem.
>unlikely a octave issue as it SEGFAULT's only on cygwin, and all the
>other platforms are fine: Linux, BSD, Apple.
>I suspect more a borderline cygwin issue that octave is just hitting.
>But of course I could be wrong.

Sure it could be but adding a band-aid to work around the issue is not
the way to go.


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