resuming backgrounded job causes hang (Cygwin 1.7.19 / Dothan 1.7GHz)

Thu Jun 6 16:53:00 GMT 2013

Le 06/06/2013 17:52, Corinna Vinschen a écrit :

> Ok, I found the reason for this behaviour.  There was a potential
> starvation problem which really only got hold on single-CPU/single
> core systems.  Two threads were locking a mutex and waiting for each
> other.  The one thread which could have resolved the problem never got
> CPU time due to the locking mechanism and an extremly tight window in
> which the other thread unlocked the mutex.
> I fixed the problem in CVS and I've just created a new 2013-06-06 32 bit
> developer snapshot, which you can find on,
> as well as a 64 bit DLL 1.7.20-1 which I uploaded as part of the 64 bit
> test distro.
> Please test and send feedback.

2013-06-06 32 bit snapshot successfully tested here (Win XP SP3).
mc, lftp, bash scripts subshell : OK.
All went fine, no more freeze.

Many thanks !

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