fork issue when lauching cygwin64 process from 32bit native app on Windows 10 TH2

Corinna Vinschen
Sun Dec 6 14:11:00 GMT 2015

On Dec  4 08:34, Linda Walsh wrote:
> Rob van Eijk wrote:
> >
> >Op 1-12-2015 om 17:40 schreef David Macek:
> >>On 1. 12. 2015 15:01, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>>If that only happens w/ 64 bit Cygwin started from a 32 bit parent, then
> >>>there's some foul-up in the WOW64 layer in terms of starting 64 bit
> >>>processes, perhaps.  Sigh, it's a rather unexpected change after it
> >>>worked fine for so long :(
> >>Yup. I can confirm.
> ----
> 	Win10 has a 32-bit version?
> 	I thought MS said Win8 was the last version that would
> ship in a 32-bit version with their eventual intension to be getting
> rid of 32-bit support entirely (for reasons like it supporting
> various legacy design constraints that make it harder to manage(control)
> as an end-user-platform, for example)?

I guess given that the ARM version is 32 bit anyway, it didn't hurt
to keep the 32 bit i686 version running as well.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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