crash on latest cygwin snapshot

Filipp Gunbin
Fri Aug 3 07:43:00 GMT 2012

Ken Brown writes:

> On 8/2/2012 12:28 PM, Filipp Gunbin wrote:
>> Ken Brown writes:
>> ...
>>> Unfortunately, I'm finding that emacs is unstable:  The emacs window
>>> (running under X) simply disappears after 12-24 hours.  This may not
>>> have anything to do with the most recent changes.  I haven't yet tested
>>> any earlier snapshots.
>> ...
>> Hi Ken,
>> I observe Emacs crashes in the following scenario:
>> - emacs -nw
>> - run cygwin setup utility, click through it until it finishes (it does not matter whether
>> any packages are installed or not)
>> - continue with emacs (for example, type "C-x C-f C-g") - it will crash
>> I don't know if it is related to the problem in this discussion, and
>> probably it's not a good idea to update Cygwin while running Cygwin programs,
>> but maybe it will give some hint.
>> I'm currently on Cygwin 1.7.16, Windows 7 (maybe it started after I
>> upgraded from Vista recently, but I'm not sure).
> I can't reproduce this.  But you might want to see if it's fixed in the 
> latest snapshot.  setup.exe writes to /etc, and Corinna has just fixed a 
> bug involving stack corruption after /etc is modified.
Tried 20120801 snapshot and it seems to be fixed.

Filipp Gunbin

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