/rebase.sh (was Re: YA call for snapshot testing)

Chris Sutcliffe ir0nh34d@gmail.com
Fri Jan 20 14:06:00 GMT 2012

On 20 January 2012 08:23, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> [Moved to cygwin-apps for discussion]
> On Jan 20 09:49, marco atzeri wrote:
>> As rebaseall is almost mandatory on W7/64 and
>> we are always suggesting it to anyone with fork problem,
>> I think a simple batch file in the / (called rebase.bat ?)
>> similar to the cygwin.bat
>> with something like
>> -------------------------------------
>> C:
>> chdir C:\cygwin\bin
>> C:\cygwin\bin\dash -l -i -c "rebaseall"
>> --------------------------------------
>> will help customer to handle the issue.
>> It should be worth to add it to the rebase package.
> Sounds like an interesting idea.  That would simplify the description
> in the User's Guide, too.  The only problem I see with this is the fact
> that rebaseall exits prematurely if more than just dash or ash processes
> are running.  Maybe we should add a flag to rebaseall so that it waits
> for a keypress in that case.

Perhaps something like:

chdir C:\cygwin\bin
C:\cygwin\bin\kill -9 -1
C:\cygwin\bin\dash -l -i -c "rebaseall"

Or is that a little drastic?


Chris Sutcliffe

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