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Re: Fork issue on W10 WOW

On 2018-06-30 09:52, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> Hi,
> on a new W10 HP Laptop, the 32 bit installation always fails
> on postinstallation scripts that use perl.
> The outcome is like:
> $ ./
>       1 [main] perl 1796 child_info_fork::abort: address space needed by
> 'Encode.dll' (0x2620000) is already occupied
> Can't fork, trying again in 5 seconds at /usr/bin/fmtutil line 73.
> I did a snapshot dll address using ProcessExplorer, and it
> it seems that when running perl the relevant dll's are loaded low
> also when nothing seems on their expected address
> Encode.dll
> D:\cygwin32\lib\perl5\5.26\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\auto\Encode\Encode.dll    
> 0x2700000       0x10000
> MD5.dll
> D:\cygwin32\lib\perl5\5.26\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\auto\Digest\MD5\MD5.dll   
> 0x2710000       0xE000
> Fcntl.dll
> D:\cygwin32\lib\perl5\5.26\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\auto\Fcntl\Fcntl.dll      
> 0x2720000       0xD000
> IO.dll D:\cygwin32\lib\perl5\5.26\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\auto\IO\IO.dll
> 0x2730000       0xD000
> Util.dll
> D:\cygwin32\lib\perl5\vendor_perl\5.26\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\auto\List\Util\Util.dll
>        0x2E40000       0x13000
> Glob.dll
> D:\cygwin32\lib\perl5\5.26\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\auto\File\Glob\Glob.dll   
> 0x2E60000       0xF000
> Storable.dll
> D:\cygwin32\lib\perl5\5.26\i686-cygwin-threads-64int\auto\Storable\Storable.dll
> 0x2E70000       0x20000
> It is not due to an Antivirus as after testing two I tested without
> any one installed and the outcome is unchanged.
> The 64bit installation seems fine.
> Suggestion ?
> Until I have the 32bit running I can not deploy any new package, as the previous
> W7 is retired.

Does cygwin32 support exes/dlls with peflags -l --bigaddr set to allow them to
use 4GB on x64 (3GB on x86 with boot.ini /3GB set) and does rebase 32 support this?

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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