Cygwin fork:retry error

Gerry Reno greno@verizon.net
Wed May 27 22:59:00 GMT 2015


On 05/27/2015 05:54 PM, Marco Atzeri wrote:
>
>
> On 5/27/2015 11:16 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:
>> I've been struggling with this fork:retry issue for over a month and have yet to find a working solution.
>>
>> The machines are Windows 7 64-bit with Cygwin 32-bit installation.
>
> what about testing a 64bit cygwin installation ?
Can't do that unfortunately.  We still have a mix of 32 bit and 64 bit machines and everything has to run on both.
Hoping this year to get rid of the last of our old 32-bit stuff but we're not there yet.






>
>> I run Setup and then install some bash scripts for the user.
>> Only some of the machines appear to be having this fork:retry problem.
>> And even reinstalling Cygwin does not appear to fix the problem.
>>
>> Error:
>>
>>      /etc/profile: fork: retry: Resource temporarily unavailable
>>       1 [main] bash 3236 child_info_fork::abort: C:\Cygwin\bin\cyggcc_s-1.dll: loaded to different address:
>>      parent(0x370000) != child(0x2B0000)
>
> this two addresses are very low. On my machine
>
> $ rebase -si |grep cyggcc_s
> /usr/bin/cyggcc_s-1.dll                           base 0x5dc90000 size 0x00022000
>
> So I suspect a BLODA is interfering with your cygwin installation.
The only thing I see from the list is BitDefender which these laptops have installed.





>
> with
>  less /proc/self/maps
>
> you can have an idea of which dll are loaded
>
>>
>> I've tried completely eliminating every trace of Cygwin I can find on the machine and then reinstalling Cygwin but the
>> error persists.
>> I've tried the rebaseall commands listed in a number of posts.  Again, the error persists.
>>
>> What's interesting is that if I try rebooting one of these machines numerous times eventually the scripts will work
>> without this fork:retry error.
>> But if you reboot the machine again most likely the fork:retry error will reappear.
>> It's almost like there is some race condition involved.
>
> An antivirus more likely
>
>>
>> Any help here greatly appreciated.
>
> Regards
> Marco
>
>
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