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Re: Losing track of processes?

On Thu, Apr 14, 2005 at 03:02:50PM -0700, Brian Dessent wrote:
>"Shaffer, Kenneth" wrote:
>> > If you're not using the -17 (test) version of bash, try that.
>> Wow!  Much better!  My scripts are still churning after 4 hours. When will
>> this be part of an offical cygwin drop?
>Well, it's already "official" in that it's been on all the cygwin
>mirrors for quite some time.  But it's marked as a test version so you
>don't get it by default.  I think the initial reason was that it
>contained patches that had not been fully tested yet and with a package
>like bash you don't want to release untested code until you're sure it's
>However, that was in November, so it's been a good 5 months or so in
>that state.  Another issue here is that the current bash maintainer is
>very busy and has limited access to a Windows machine.  There has been
>talk of another person volunteering to step in and get version 3
>packaged and released, but so far nothing has come of it.

FWIW, I've removed -17 from test status.


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