[PATCH] Prevent restart of crashing non-Cygwin exe

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Nov 3 21:35:00 GMT 2011

On Thu, Nov 03, 2011 at 01:07:20PM +0100, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Nov  2 20:53, Christian Franke wrote:
>> On Jun 24, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>> >Hi Christian,
>> >
>> >On Jun 23 19:52, Christian Franke wrote:
>> >>If a non-Cygwin .exe started from a Cygwin shell window segfaults,
>> >>Cygwin restarts the .exe 5 times.
>> >>[...l]
>> >>	* sigproc.cc (child_info::sync): Add exit_code to debug
>> >>	message.
>> >>	(child_info::proc_retry): Don't retry on unknown exit_code
>> >>	from non-cygwin programs.
>> >This looks ok to me, but cgf should have a say here.  He's on vacation
>> >for another week, though.
>> >
>>Problem can still be reproduced with current CVS.  Patch is still
>Sorry, I forgot about this patch entirely.  Chris, is that patch ok
>with you as well?

No, it isn't.  Sorry for not stating this earlier.  The problem that
this code was intended to solve was actually a transient exit codes from
a non-Cygwin process which began with 0xc...

I don't believe that I ever saw STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION in any of my
testing though so adding that earlier in the switch would fix this
particular problem.  I'll do that.


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