Cygwin fork:retry error

Gerry Reno greno@verizon.net
Thu May 28 00:03:00 GMT 2015


On 05/27/2015 06:24 PM, Rockefeller, Harry wrote:
> Based on advice I've gotten here
> these are the steps I plan to run next time emacs vfork errors happen.
>
> Reboots are time expensive so my next attempt will be to avoid that.
>
> 1) stop mcshield.exe [since my employer has McAfee installed on my PC.]
> 2) run rebase-trigger full.
> 3) Stop all Cygwin processes.
> 4) Run Cygwin setup.exe [32-bit].
> 5) Start mcshield.exe
>
> If that doesn't work, I'll try this next:
> 2)
> Reboot
> 4)
>
> If that doesn't work, I'll probably try 64-bit Cygwin again.

Thanks, Harry.
Since I have so many machines that need installed it is probably better if I just have a way to uninstall and reinstall.
I've been doing this using WiX.  I need to get the WiX install to succeed 100% of the time and right now it's not.
About 25% of the installs end up with this fork:retry issue.


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