[PATCH] Add an additional relocation attempt pass to load_after_fork()

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Sun Mar 13 15:21:00 GMT 2011

Hi Jon,

On Mar 13 15:07, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> Attached is a patch which avoids a fork failure due to remap error in the
> specific circumstances described in my email [1], by adding an additional pass
> to load_after_fork() which forces the DLL to be relocated by VirtualAlloc()ing
> a block of memory at the load address as well.
> Hopefully it can be seen by inspection that this code doesn't change the
> behaviour of the first two passes, and so will only be changing the behaviour
> in what was an fatal error case before.

Thanks for the patch, but afaics you don't have a copyright assignment
on file with Red Hat.  It's unfortunately required for substantial
patches.  Please see http://cygwin.com/contrib.html, especially the
"Before you get started" section.


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