Cygwin fork:retry error

Eliot Moss
Thu May 28 01:01:00 GMT 2015

On 5/27/2015 8:20 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:
> On 05/27/2015 08:03 PM, Eliot Moss wrote:
>> On 5/27/2015 5:16 PM, Gerry Reno wrote:

>> This may be grasping at straws, but do you have a large number of cygwin packages in your install?
>> At some times in the past, if you had a really large number of packages (it's the dll's in them that
>> are of primary concern), the rebasing (which tries to give every library a unique address range)
>> could use so much of your address space that dll's would start running into other areas.  If this
>> might be a problem, maybe doing a smaller installation, with fewer packages, would work better.
>> Regards -- Eliot Moss
> Thanks, Eliot.
> Right now we're only installing the Base package plus about 5 or 6 additional packages.
> I wouldn't think that would be too many.  The install goes pretty quick.

Ok, then I vote for BLODA -- of course it might be some program not on the list.


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