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Re: wget crashes
On Thu, Apr 08, 2010 at 03:42:09PM -0400, Larry Hall (Cygwin) wrote:
>On 4/8/2010 11:14 AM, Rowan Sylvester-Bradley wrote:
>> I've created a little bash script to periodically get my IP number from
>> whatismyip.com and log changes to a file. Here it is:
>> I'm trying to run it under Cygwin on Windows Vista Business SP1. It sort of
>> works, but quite often (every few hours) it crashes. Here's an example:
>> Any idea what I may be doing wrong?
>> This is probably a beginner's mistake, because this is the first time I've
>> used Cygwin, and I'm a beginner in the whole Unix world...
>Well, wget shouldn't crash. But I tried running your script for a few
>hours and didn't get a crash during my run. Perhaps you can make sure
>you're up-to-date on all packages and try again?
Corinna noticed that there was a Cygwin memory leak that could be triggered
by wget. I fixed this in CVS and the new DLL is now available at:
Could the OP confirm/deny if this fixes the problem?
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