assertion "p >= path" failed

Ken Brown
Sat Oct 26 01:00:00 GMT 2019

On 10/25/2019 6:07 PM, Tim Adye wrote:
> Hi again,
> Thanks for all the interesting detective work investigating my problem with 
> ssh-agent. Let's hope it results in a fix.
> I have another problem which is a bit harder to reproduce, but perhaps has a 
> clearer signature. From time to time my PC gets into a state where no Cygwin 
> command will start. They all exit with the message:
> C:\>C:\cygwin\bin\bash.exe
> assertion "p >= path" failed: file 
> "/home/corinna/src/cygwin/cygwin-3.0.7/cygwin-3.0.7-1.x86_64/src/newlib-cygwin/winsup/cygwin/", 
> line 2916, function: int symlink_info::check(char*, const suffix_info*, 
> fs_info&, path_conv_handle&)

This might be the same bug that was reported here: .

That bug has been fixed.  Please try the test release cygwin-3.1.0-0.7 and see 
if you still have the problem.


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