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Re: Please test latest developer snapshot
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 1 Mar 2011 02:06:24 -0500
- Subject: Re: Please test latest developer snapshot
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On Fri, Feb 25, 2011 at 04:09:44PM -0800, David Rothenberger wrote:
>On 2/25/2011 3:24 PM, David Rothenberger wrote:
>> I realize this report won't be terribly useful, but I did encounter
>> a problem with the latest snapshot. I have a local git
>> repository. With the snapshot, "git log" produces:
>> 0 [main] git 4944 C:\cygwin\bin\git.exe: *** fatal error - could not load C:\WINDOWS\system32\winmm.dll, Win32 error 487
>> This works fine up through the 20100924 snapshot and starts to fail
>> on the 20100926 snapshot.
>> This only occurs on some of my git repositories. I was not able to
>> reproduce it using the latest snapshot by just making a simple
>> repository, adding a file, then running "git log".
>> This is on Windows XP Pro in case it matters (32-bit, all patches
>> I wish I could be more helpful and provide a test case to reproduce
>I was able to reproduce this using a clone of the git repository itself:
>% uname -a
>CYGWIN_NT-5.1 tela 1.7.8s(0.236/5/3) 20110221 20:36:00 i686 Cygwin
>% git clone git://github.com/git/git.git
>Cloning into git...
>remote: Counting objects: 134689, done.
>remote: Compressing objects: 100% (39672/39672), done.
>remote: Total 134689 (delta 100250), reused 126970 (delta 93150)
>Receiving objects: 100% (134689/134689), 28.44 MiB | 621 KiB/s, done.
>Resolving deltas: 100% (100250/100250), done.
>% cd git/
>% git log
> 0 [main] git 3088 C:\cygwin\bin\git.exe: *** fatal error - could not load C:\WINDOWS\system32\winmm.dll, Win32 error 487
Just to dot the i's here, could you try the latest snapshot?
Corinna and I went back and forth a little on the best way to fix this.
The current snapshot has more stringent checking but should still work
(Although the fix is still hacky)
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