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Re: Failure with fork()
- From: "Alan W. Irwin" <irwin at beluga dot phys dot uvic dot ca>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Thu, 27 Jun 2013 12:01:27 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Failure with fork()
- References: <alpine dot DEB dot 2 dot 02 dot 1306271112580 dot 27492 at enira dot zlyna dot ubzr>
On 2013-06-27 11:35-0700 Alan W. Irwin wrote:
The only Windows platform available to me is Wine. And I have
no Cygwin on Wine experience at this stage because this fork bug shut
me out. But now that it is fixed in CVS, how do I get access to
the fixed version of setup.exe?
Are there daily snapshot builds of the CVS version I could access?
Never mind. I have now found the snapshots page, and the latest one
013-06-18 Christopher Faylor <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* dcrt0.cc (child_info_fork::alloc_stack): Don't subtract 4096 from
stack pointer since getstack() already does that.
Could someone confirm that is the fork fix of interest here?
I am somewhat confused by the remark
that "You cannot use Cygwin Setup to install a snapshot."
So what exactly is installed by a snapshot? Is it just the core part
of Cygwin? Is there enough included in cygwin-inst-YYYYMMDD.tar.bz2
so I can run setup.exe from the installed version of that tarball to
download and install or update additional Cygwin components that I
Alan W. Irwin
Astronomical research affiliation with Department of Physics and Astronomy,
University of Victoria (astrowww.phys.uvic.ca).
Programming affiliations with the FreeEOS equation-of-state
implementation for stellar interiors (freeeos.sf.net); the Time
Ephemerides project (timeephem.sf.net); PLplot scientific plotting
software package (plplot.sf.net); the libLASi project
(unifont.org/lasi); the Loads of Linux Links project (loll.sf.net);
and the Linux Brochure Project (lbproject.sf.net).
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