1.7.13/1.7.14: Issue with command prompt not returning when forking process

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sun May 6 20:10:00 GMT 2012


On Sun, May 06, 2012 at 10:05:00PM +0200, Rob Burgers wrote:
>Corinna wrote:
>>If Cygwin behaves different than Linux then that's not really intended.
>>However, this only goes as far as Cygwin processes are affected.  We
>>can't (and don't) make any such guarantee for native, non-Cygwin
>>processes.
>
>Okay, may be we should review our starting point.  Still one thing
>puzzles me: Despite the fact that no such guarantee can be made, it
>worked fine upto the 1.7.9/1.7.10 kernel releases.  If anything can be
>done to 'repair' it, this would be appreciated a lot (even if it were
>done via a registry-key).

This is probably related to:
http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2012-05/msg00081.html

It is not likely to change.

--
Problem reports:       http://cygwin.com/problems.html
FAQ:                   http://cygwin.com/faq/
Documentation:         http://cygwin.com/docs.html
Unsubscribe info:      http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple



More information about the Cygwin mailing list