Cygwin 3.4.3 and 3.5.0... hangs in make, top, procps, ls /proc/PID/...

Brian Inglis
Wed Mar 22 19:05:44 GMT 2023

On 2023-03-21 13:17, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2023-01-19 12:31, Brian Inglis via Cygwin wrote:
>> On 2023-01-19 11:38, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin wrote:
>>> On Jan 19 09:31, Brian Inglis via Cygwin wrote:
>>>> On 2023-01-18 02:42, Corinna Vinschen via Cygwin wrote:
>>>>> I tested this yesterday with 7 runs on two machines in parallel while
>>>>> building Cygwin continuously in another Window, and cygcheck still with
>>>>> high-entropy-VA enabled.  And one of the machines continued to run the
>>>>> cygcheck loops over night and were still in good shape this morning :)
>>>>> I guess we should release 3.4.4 pretty soon now.
>>>> I installed and tested 3.5.0-0.122.g3c2ac163da88.x86_64 instead, as that was
>>>> the autoselected test version.
>>> Drat. I pushed a patch. This is fixed in 3.5.0-0.124.g1d4110e347ad.x86_64
>>> and the upcoming 3.4.5 (had to skip 3.4.4, don't ask...)
>> Thanks, will test when available to upgrade. ;^>
>> Also took precautions in postinstall script PATH just in case.
> Just built, tested, and released curl no problem, but coreutils with make 
> 4.4.1-1 hung up with procps, top, and bash kill, but not ls /proc/...
> $ uname -srvmo
> CYGWIN_NT-10.0-19044 3.5.0-0.231.g93f70d7849b8.x86_64 2023-03-07 03:11 UTC 
> x86_64 Cygwin
> Attached current cygcheck
> Only test packages are cygwin 3.5.0 and gcc 11.3
> Will reinstall current stable and retry unless anyone wants me to try something?

Reinstalled current stable cygwin 3.4.6-1 and gcc 11.3.0-1 and still hangs.
/bin/kill mostly works but sometimes also hangs and needs killed from TaskMgr.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis              Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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