imagemagick errors under cygwin on 64-bit Win 7 system

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Aug 14 15:47:00 GMT 2012


On Aug 14 09:15, Paul Thompson wrote:
> I thought I submitted to the right queue, but clearly did not. Perhaps
> my mail did not get received.
> 
> I have run cygcheck as requested and attached the output cygcheck.out
> to this email
> 
> I run the following commands:
> 
> d2u dirlist.txt
> convert "Brausch 1946-1950-901.jpg" -resize 300000@ -filter Lanczos
> -adaptive-sharpen 2x3 -quality 95 -sampling-factor 2x1 zimg002.miff
> montage -label "D Brausch Wedding,1951" zimg002.miff -font Arial
> -pointsize 20 -frame 40 -geometry +0+0 zimg002.png
> 
> I ran these commands using cygwin imagemagick downloaded
> independently, and all runs cleanly.
> 
> Under cygwin imagemagick, I get errors as shown below.
> 
> The convert command works seems to run fine (no errors). With the
> montage command, I get:
> 
> unix: converting file dirlist.txt to Unix format ...
>       0 [main] montage 7796 C:\cygwin\bin\montage.exe: *** fatal error
> in forked process - failed to create new win32 semaphore, error -2
>       0 [main] montage 8960 C:\cygwin\bin\montage.exe: *** fatal error
> in forked process - failed to create new win32 semaphore, error -2

Wow.  That's rather unexpected.  Unfortunately the error code -2 is just
an artefact, not the actual error code.  I fixed that in CVS.  Did you
try if rebaseall fixes this issue?


Corinna

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