Problems with autoconf-2.52 testsuite using current CVS Cygwin

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Sat Jul 28 07:58:00 GMT 2001


On Sat, Jul 28, 2001 at 11:37:41PM +0930, Trevor Forbes wrote:
>Things are a bit clearer now that there is no file name collisions. I think
>the trap is not working all the time and therefore it is not calling
>"rm".....
>trap 'exit_status=$?; rm -rf $tmp && exit $exit_status' 0
>
>This is far as I have got, I am sort of stumped as to which direction to go
>next. How do you debug this sort of signal problem?.......  Anyway, I am
>just reporting my finding so far just in case someone else can see the
>solution.   Note, I have not stopped looking into it...

If the trap above is any indication, it's not a signal problem it's an
"execute on exit" problem.

I wonder if this is related to the "new" vfork stuff in ash.  Maybe that's
not properly calling exit handlers or something.

cgf



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