Am I using dumper.exe correctly?

Christopher Faylor
Thu Jan 10 13:57:00 GMT 2002

On Fri, Jan 11, 2002 at 08:49:31AM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Jonathan Kamens" <>
>To: <>
>Sent: Friday, January 11, 2002 8:43 AM
>Subject: Am I using dumper.exe correctly?
>> We're using cygwin-1.3.6-6 on our build servers and current versions
>> of just about all the other packages.  We get occasional crashes in
>> cygwin processes during our automated builds, so I decided to debug
>> them as follows:
>> 1) Build the current CVS repository configured like this:
>>    CFLAGS="-g -O" configure --enable-threadsafe \
>>      --enable-extra-threadsafe-checking --enable-debugging \
>>      --enable-vfork
>Hmm, I'm not sure that enable-threadsafe has any impact anymore, in 2000
>we removed some of the thread/non thread options - and looking closely I
>think that the removal wasn't as accurate as it could be. Anyway, I
>suggest not passing either thread option to cygwin.

I meant to mention that.  Maybe we should just nuke the options?
There's no way that cygwin will work in non-threadsafe mode anymore.


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