Possible resource leak

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Dec 9 11:01:00 GMT 2014

On Dec  9 09:53, Petr Titěra wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm dealing with possible resource leak in cygwin on Windows-7. I'm running
> a script which repeatedly calls another script (every 5 seconds). After a
> while script ends with memory error. All my memory seems to be eaten by Page
> Table entries and in the memory map I see a lot of cygwin processes with 4
> pages allocated (I can provide screenshot if neccessary). Is this known
> issue?

No.  Without knowing your script, here's a guess:  You're starting
background processes but you fail to wait for them to collect the
zombies.  If that's not the problem, see
https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2014-12/msg00120.html and


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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Red Hat
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