CVS setup.exe crashes on Windows 2003 Server x64

Brian Dessent
Mon Jan 22 19:10:00 GMT 2007

"Thrall, Bryan" wrote:

> Well, I believe Win2k3 Server x64 has a 32-bit compatibility mode that
> it is using to run setup.exe. Self-modifying code would explain why DEP
> would kill the program, but does that explain why CVS setup.exe is
> getting killed but 2.510.2.2 isn't? It looks like autoload.c hasn't been
> changed since 2004...

I think the autoload.c thing is a red herring, since:

A) As you state it has been in setup.exe for years,


B) this same autoload technique is used by the Cygwin DLL itself as


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