Public key authorization problem with latest snapshot

Christopher Faylor
Sun Mar 30 03:26:00 GMT 2014

On Sat, Mar 29, 2014 at 12:25:07PM -0400, Ken Brown wrote:
>On 3/20/2014 11:02 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> On Mar 20 01:58, Andrey Repin wrote:
>>> Greetings, Corinna Vinschen!
>>>> The code is now practically equivalent to what is in 1.7.28.  Only the
>>>> VectoredContinueHandler, which was the reason Cygwin's exception handler
>>>> could be called twice, is not called anymore.  Instead there's a vectored
>>>> exception handler which is only called during debugging.
>>>> Before:
>>>>    if (!handler_installed)
>>>>      {
>>>>        handler_installed = true;
>>>>        SetUnhandledExceptionFilter (handle);
>>>>        AddVectoredContinueHandler (1, handle);
>>>>      }
>>>> After:
>>>>    if (!handler_installed)
>>>>      {
>>>>        handler_installed = true;
>>>>        SetUnhandledExceptionFilter (handle);
>>>>        AddVectoredExceptionHandler (1, handle_while_being_debugged);
>>>>      }
>>>> If anybody can explain this weird behaviour, please educate me.
>>> I can't explain the behavior, but I could say, that setting
>>> "handler_installed = true;" before the handler is actually installed is not
>>> quite right.
>>> Unless that variable is used inside either of two functions called afterward,
>>> I would move it down to the end of `if' block.
>> BTDT.  This isn't the problem.  I *may* have found the culprit today,
>> but I ripped apart a lot of the code so I'm not really sure yet.  Stay
>> tuned.
>The problems I've reported seem to all be fixed in the latest snapshot 
>(2014-03-29 15:21:43 UTC).  Thanks!

I'm sure Corinna will be happy to hear that.  She put in LONG hours
getting that issue sorted out.

I helped too, of course, by offering important "I don't like that
implementation" style feedback.  It was one of those 50/50 collaborations
where one person does all the work and the other person mentions it on
a mailing list.


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