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Re: Windows 10 updates causes fork retry no child processes

On 11/03/2016 06:08 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
> On 2016-11-03 12:32, Gerry Reno wrote:
>> On 11/03/2016 01:28 PM, Brian Inglis wrote:
>>> On 2016-11-03 08:58, Gerry Reno wrote:
>>>> On 11/03/2016 10:31 AM, Hans-Bernhard Bröker wrote:
>>>>> Am 03.11.2016 um 07:06 schrieb Gerry Reno:
>>>>>> And the client machines are out in the field and not even
>>>>>> connected to a network.
>>>>> If so, how/why do they ever hear about Windows updates in the first
>>>>> place?
>>>>>> What is needed is for Cygwin itself to detect and manage the
>>>>>> situation.
>>>>> That is technically impossible. The DLL rebasing procedure can only
>>>>> be done from _outside_ Cygwin.
>>>> They aren't connected permanently to an office network.
>>>> They can connect to WiFi every so often when they get near to a WiFi
>>>> location.  Ok, so why is automating this DLL rebasing procedure impossible?
>>>> I don't care if it is a Cygwin process or a Windows process that does
>>>> this.
>>>> Something needs to check to see if the DLL rebasing needs done and
>>>> then do it if that is the source of the problem.
>>> Maybe your clients' problem is that W10 is now dynamically loading wifi
>>> or network dlls into the stack and being a total BLODA?
>>> Your app setup, your clients, so *you* need to do the data collection
>>> and diagnosis, ask for help here, test fixes.
>>> At least a cygcheck -rsv from a problem system, attached to a post,
>>> would let the dogs here see the shape of the bone to help you.
>>> As with other off-net systems, there should be some auto-reporting
>>> system built in where you can capture and send problem logs.
>>> Maybe you could change the env setting for:
>>> CYGWIN=error_start=C:/cygwin64/bin/dumper
>>> (use slashes instead of doubled backslashes)
>>> to run cygcheck -hrsv > cygcheck.txt instead, perhaps from a cmd
>>> script, and queue it for mailing to you when connected? I th
>> I think the simplest way for right now might be to have a batch file run at startup that runs rebaseall.
>> Something like these lines in a batch file:
>> cd C:\Cygwin\bin
>> .\ash /bin/rebaseall
>> This would rebase the dlls each time after Windows Update forces a reboot.
>> Do you see any issue with that?
> To set up for a full rebase you need to run the following first:
> .\dash /bin/rebase-trigger fullrebase
> otherwise it will run an incremental and probably do nothing.

Ok, thanks.
Got a few things to try from everyone's suggestions as soon as I can get ahold of one of these problem W10 machines.

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