[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: cygutils 1.4.16-7

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Mon Sep 27 11:07:20 GMT 2021


On Mon, 27 Sep 2021 19:10:18 +0900
Takashi Yano wrote:
> On Sun, 26 Sep 2021 17:46:16 -0700
> Westcoast Human wrote:
> > I'm just going to jump in here and report what I think is an issue I
> > am having with 'putclip.'
> > 
> > For years I've been using a Windows shortcut to execute a simple
> > filter function. It has recently stopped working. This is the 'target'
> > entry for the shortcut:
> > C:\Windows\System32\cmd.exe /c "c:\cygwin64\bin\getclip.exe |
> > c:\cygwin64\bin\tr.exe -s '\012\015' ' ' |
> > c:\cygwin64\bin\putclip.exe"
> > 
> > This now wedges and is not interruptible with Ctrl-C, but closing the
> > CMD window kills everything. Task Manager shows that putclip is
> > apparently stuck in a loop waiting for something to happen as the
> > counts in "I/O Other" and "I/O Other bytes" keep increasing at a
> > regular rate (should a timeout error be incorporated, perhaps?)
> 
> Could you please try
> cygwin 3.3.0-0.2.6c1f49f83fde (TEST)
> https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin/2021-September/249475.html
> ?

This problem seems to be a problem of cygwin 3.2.0 which was
already fixed in git head by:

commit b4fc81edcc25b5c313ab3805dc0bcd015c370e62
Author: Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>
Date:   Mon Apr 19 19:30:45 2021 +0900

    Cygwin: console: Fix race issue regarding cons_master_thread().

    - With this patch, the race issue regarding starting/stopping
      cons_master_thread() introduced by commit ff4440fc is fixed.

      Addresses:
        https://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin/2021-April/248292.html

Thanks.

-- 
Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>


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