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Re: services not starting with 20060104 snapshot

On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Igor Peshansky wrote:

> On Thu, 5 Jan 2006, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> > >> Also, what version of XP are you running?  Pro?  Is it up-to-date with
> > >> all service packs and updates?
> > >
> > >I'm running XP Pro SP1, with most updates applied (except KB835409 and
> > >KB910437, which are pending).
> >
> > Maybe that is a clue, as Yitzchak suggested.  I'd missed that in the
> > cygcheck output.  I'm running SP2 and I believe Corinna is also.
> It does look like a problem with SP1 (and Karl's message supports this as
> well).  Unfortunately, I'm not at liberty to install SP2 on this machine
> (due to licensing restrictions).  So I'll have to dig until a solution is
> found.
> Interestingly enough, the ssh daemon works just fine with the 20051003
> snapshot.  I'll try to track all the changes to fhandler_console between
> then and now to see which one tickled this problem.
> Thanks for helping me get to the bottom of this.

Ok, I've tracked it down to these two changes:
<> and
<>.  Commenting out
the if test in the beginning of set_console_state_for_spawn() allows the
sshd server to start successfully *and* show the output of a command.

Is real_path.iscygexec() the right test for noncygwin_process?  It looks
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