Failure with fork()

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Jun 27 17:01:00 GMT 2013

On Jun 27 13:34, Arjen Markus wrote:
> According to the original thread it has to do with handling the stack.
> The small program is
> meant to show that there is a discrepancy between the way Cygwin
> handles this versus
> the way Linux does that - something to do with accessing more memory
> pages than expected,
> but this is not an area I am familiar with ;).
> > It dies after somewhat below 500 forks and I think I found the reason.
> > Stay tuned.
> >
> I will. It would be great if this can be solved.

Should be fixed in CVS.  Thanks for the report.


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