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Re: Some programs (vi, ssh) crash when screen buffer height is big
- From: Andrey Repin <anrdaemon at yandex dot ru>
- To: Warren Young <wyml at etr-usa dot com>, cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2015 01:31:58 +0300
- Subject: Re: Some programs (vi, ssh) crash when screen buffer height is big
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Greetings, Warren Young!
> On Aug 20, 2015, at 10:34 AM, Sous Lesquels <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> I don't think this message will thread correctly.
> Actually, it did here.
>> However, just had a completely fresh Win7 and Cygwin install
> You are aware that Microsoft is giving out free Windows 10 upgrades to
> valid Windows 7 license holders, right?
And you did read the Win10 EULA, right?
> I bring it up not just because itâs the new shiny, but also because I
> continue to be unable to reproduce your symptom under Windows 10, and
> Microsoft did a huge amount of work on the Windows console in this release:
That doesn't help people who don't want to install spying OS on their
And that's just one of the reasons people don't want to deal with it.
> Iâve also failed to reproduce your symptom under MinTTY, though you may be
> interested to know that the test cycle completes in about 1/12 the time
> here. :) (Over 2 min for cmd.exe vs about 10 sec for MinTTY.)
> (You can make the test script time(1)-able by adding â-c qâ to the vim
> command, so that it immediately quits after loading the log file.)
> I did 5+ test runs under each console.
> When you say âcompletely freshâCygwinâ, do you mean that you didnât even
> start with an archive of downloaded packages? Did you use a different package mirror?
> I donât know if this is relevant, but have you done a memtest86 (or
> similar) pass on that machine? Dodgy RAM could explain intermittent calloc() failures.
With best regards,
Friday, August 21, 2015 01:29:23
Sorry for my terrible english...