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Re: too many environment variables on self-compiled xar archiver
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Brian Inglis <Brian dot Inglis at SystematicSw dot ab dot ca>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 24 May 2017 13:01:32 +0300
- Subject: Re: too many environment variables on self-compiled xar archiver
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Greetings, Brian Inglis!
> On 2017-05-23 16:30, Michael Stellar wrote:
>> I am getting the following when running my self-compiled xar 1.6.1 archiver
>> gdb xar
>> Starting program: /usr/local/bin/xar
>> [New Thread 12044.0x1f54]
>> [New Thread 12044.0xfc8]
>> [New Thread 12044.0x2dcc]
>> [New Thread 12044.0x2cd8]
>> [New Thread 12044.0x2d58]
>> 1 [main] xar 12044 C:\cygwin\usr\local\bin\xar.exe: *** fatal
>> error - internal error reading the windows environment - too many
>> environment variables?
>> 739 [main] xar 12044 cygwin_exception::open_stackdumpfile: Dumping
>> stack trace to xar.exe.stackdump
>> [Thread 12044.0x2dcc exited with code 256]
>> [Thread 12044.0xfc8 exited with code 256]
>> [Thread 12044.0x2cd8 exited with code 256]
>> [Inferior 1 (process 12044) exited with code 0400]
>> My env variables is here https://pastebin.com/NrWKuaSC , i have tried
>> to unset some of the long variables but the error still persist.
> Did you notice this entry and does anyone know where this comes from?
This is coming from CMD, and denotes current working directory on an indicated
> Another poster found a problem with non-ascii accented initial letters
> in the environment variable name - perhaps this is the same problem?
> If Cygwin environment setup has a problem with an environment variable
> name or contents, it should either ignore it, copy it, or convert it to
> Cygwin format, but it seems to be stumbling, when it should just be
> ignoring it and skipping to the next variable.
> Try removing that environment variable, either from the Control Panel,
> or directly in regedit if necessary.
With best regards,
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 12:59:39
Sorry for my terrible english...
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