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RE: Fork issue with timerfd
> > > > peter@D11934N ~
> > > > $ 1 [main] emacs 489 C:\CygWin\bin\emacs-w32.exe: *** fatal
> > > > error -
> > > > CreateThread failed for pipesel - 0x0<0x0>, Win32 error 8
> > >
> > > I couldn't directly reproduce this issue, but I saw emacs using
> > > more an more memory while the cursor was blinking. I found a
> > > resource leak in posix timers which was probably the cause for this problem.
> > >
> > > I pushed a patch and uploaded new developer snapshots to
> > > https://cygwin.com/snapshots/
> > >
> > > Please test.
> I can't reproduce this with 0308. I'm typing lots and lots in emacs, doing copy/paste with the mouse, and it just works with 0308.
> Install the cygwin1.dbg file into /bin and When Emacs hangs, attach with gdb and print the backtrace of each thread. That should give a hint.
> > I have been running
> > https://cygwin.com/snapshots/x86/cygwin1-20190306.dll.xz , i.e., March
> > 6th For a couple hours yesterday and all day today along with Ken Brown's test version of emacs (GNU Emacs 26.1.92) And have not had a hiccup.
> > (Well, to be truthful, I'm running a lot more of Ken Brown's test
> > software than just emacs.)
> Can you please test the 0308 snapshot with stock emacs, too?
I am testing with https://cygwin.com/snapshots/x86/cygwin1-20190308.dll.xz and stock (26.1) emacs now.
I see no hangup so far. You're not going crazy Corinna.
> Ken, any chance you could test this as well? If there really are still hangs with current emacs and the 0308 snapshot,
> I might need a bit of help. Some kind of reproducer or some input as to the nature of the hangs would be nice.