[ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.1.0-0.2
Mon Aug 19 16:50:00 GMT 2019
On Aug 20 00:03, Takashi Yano wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Aug 2019 16:00:40 +0200
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > As far as I can tell this is not a bug. I added debug output and found
> > that ps grabs the process list *before* bash execve's into cat. So at
> > the time ps gets the process list, process 1942 in your example is
> > actually still bash.
> > If you call procps, which is slower than Cygwin's own ps, you tend
> > to see cat more often in this scenario.
> Sounds reasonable. I wonder why this does not occur in linux...
It's way faster? Consider that in Cygwin the "task switch" is
not performed by the OS, but basically by exec'ing and exec'd
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