Fw: dup tty error.

Chris January chris@atomice.net
Sun Jun 30 06:10:00 GMT 2002

originally posted to the wrong list

> Normally i would expect to see this error, say, 1 in 2 times I click the
> Cygwin icon. But yesterday I clicked it about 30 times and I keep getting
> the same error.
> Error follows:
>       3 [main] bash 776 fhandler_base::dup: dup(/dev/tty) failed, handle
> Win32 error 87
> readline: warning: rl_prep_terminal: cannot get terminal settings←]0;~
> ←[32mchris@ADVENT02 ←[33m~←[0m
> See this thread for more details:
> http://sources.redhat.com/ml/cygwin/2002-05/msg01415.html
> Attached is a patch which fixes the bug, by giving the console window
> more time (up to 1 second) to change. FindWindow is called in a loop, so
> the normal execution path there is no extra overhead.
> Chris
> ---
> 2002-06-30  Christopher January <chris@atomice.net>
>  * tty.cc (tty_list::allocate_tty): retry FindWindow if it fails.

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