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Re: I can jam cygwin in 10 minutes in a 1000 instance loop- can you?
- From: Corinna Vinschen <corinna-cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 21 Mar 2003 22:26:18 +0100
- Subject: Re: I can jam cygwin in 10 minutes in a 1000 instance loop- can you?
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On Fri, Mar 21, 2003 at 12:15:28PM -0800, Mike W. wrote:
> This relates to a bug in my copy of cygwin, which jams when the PID
> goes over about 36800. With a script, this can easily happen in less
> than 10 minutes, like during a build.
> How high can your PID go before you jam cygwin? You will have to
> reboot to use cygwin after jamming it.
The PIDs don't grow monotonically. They are reused by design (Windows,
so does Cygwin). I'm running your script for over 45 minutes now
(>15000 iterations). I don't get any PID >= 5000.
I assume something's wrong with your box.
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