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Re: tcp-wrappers for 1.7.0

On Apr 25 00:28, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> would you mind to build a new tcp-wrappers package exclusively for
>> 1.7.0, which has IPv6 enabled?
> Fairly soon.

Cool, thanks.  Btw., the openssh package I uploaded to the release-2
area yesterday is already using your csih-based config scripts.

> Also, I *had* planned on installing the cygwin-1.7 tree on my vista 
> machine, but I've had difficulties with bootstrapping and autotooling on 
> Vista+cygwin-1.5: lots of these:
>  [main] ? (2152) C:\cygwin\bin\perl.exe: *** fatal error - couldn't 
> allocate heap, Win32 error 487, base 0x990000, top 0xC70000, reserve_size 
> 3010560, allocsize 3014656, page_const 4096
> even after running rebaseall.  And then STFW, and running 'rebaseall -b 
> 0x65000000' (no joy).
> I guess next I should turn of Address Space Layout Randomization, then 
> re-run rebaseall. Sigh.

I didn't know there's something to switch on or off.  As far as I
understood this issue, the randomization is controlled by a flag in
the executables.  Did I miss something?

> Dare I hope that cygwin-1.7 might be better behaved, or does this have 
> absolutely nothing to do with the cygwin1.dll and is all about the *other* 
> dll's?

There's always hope.  But you can't deny the generic problem with fork
on Windows, unless we are in control of the entire loader process.
Which we aren't.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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