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Re: Cron jobs visible

On Aug 10 14:15, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> * Corinna Vinschen (Mon, 10 Aug 2009 13:34:25 +0200)
> > On Aug 10 12:57, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> > > I upgraded to Windows 7 on Sunday and now whenever cron runs a job,
> > > the new forked cron process is visible in a console window. I
> > > suspect that this might be related to the new "Console Window Host"
> > > (conhost.exe) as I also get this window when I run screen inside a
> > > shell.
> > 
> > Cygwin 1.5.25, I presume.  Cygwin 1.5.25 is not supported under W7.  Use
> > Cygwin 1.7 instead.  It contains workarounds for a few really incredible
> > bugs introduced in Windows 7 in terms of console windows.  I reported two 
> > of them in the beta testing phase.  One of them has been only partially
> > fixed (and introduced a new one in the W7 32 bit), the other one hasn't
> > been fixed at all in RTM.
> Thanks for the insight and background information. I'll probably wait 
> until 1.7 is out of beta and an "official" migration document is 
> released.

What "official" migration document?  There will be a release announcment
and that's it.  Since the test phase for Cygwin 1.7 is already more than
6 months, almost everybody should know by now what's coming.


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