Problems with autoconf-2.52 testsuite using current CVS Cygwin

Christopher Faylor
Mon Jul 30 08:02:00 GMT 2001

On Mon, Jul 30, 2001 at 05:04:00PM +0930, Trevor Forbes wrote:
>For info.
>I rebuilt ash with the following line changed in shell.h
># ifdef __CYGWIN__
>#  undef VFORK
>#  define VFORK 1   -> 0
>All autoconfig test pass, I rebuilt and checked autoconf (CVS ver) 3 times
>to see if the was any  problems and it is rock solid....
>I don't see the premissions problems Chuck is getting but I use Admin

Ok.  We seem to be slowly zeroing in on the problem.  Is someone willing
to debug what's going on?  Why are the files deleted with

Has anyone tried turning off VFORK in cygwin and seeing if that solves
the problem, too?

We need to understand what mechanism is not being triggered to delete these


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