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Re: cygwin 1.7.8 + 3/23/11 snapshot + git = crash
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please at cygwin dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2011 16:27:31 -0400
- Subject: Re: cygwin 1.7.8 + 3/23/11 snapshot + git = crash
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On Wed, Mar 23, 2011 at 12:55:45PM -0700, Kevin Layer wrote:
>I'm going to start a new thread, since I don't want the previous
>thread subject to make people miss it.
>Eric Blake <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> On 03/22/2011 06:24 PM, Kevin Layer wrote:
>>> > This is on Windows 7 64-bit.
>>> > The crash at the end left an index.lock file.
>>> > Please let me know what I can do to help track down the problem.
>>> It's already tracked down - it's a bug in Microsoft's winmm.dll, and the
>>> latest snapshot cygwin1.dll works around it by avoiding that buggy dll.
>I'm using the 3/23/11 snapshot and I just got another crash, which
>looks the same:
> 0 [main] git-merge-recursive 4784 C:\cygwin\lib\git-core\git-merge-recursive.exe: *** fatal error - unable to load C:\WINDOWS\system32\winmm.dll, Win32 error 487
>>> Kevin, can you please provide the output of 'uname -a'?
>CYGWIN_NT-5.2-WOW64 hobart128 1.7.9s(0.236/5/3) 20110323 01:32:07 i686 Cygwin
Thanks Chris Sutcliffe for asking for this output.
Kevin, are you running Windows XP 64? That's what the above implies.
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