[PATCH 0/2] silent fork retry with shm (broke emacs-X11)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jul 30 16:07:00 GMT 2019

Hi Michael,

On Jul 30 17:22, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> Hi,
> following up https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-patches/2019-q2/msg00155.html
> It turns out that fixup_shms_after_fork does require the child pinfo to
> be "remember"ed, while the fork retry to be silent on failure requires
> the child to not be "attach"ed yet.
> As current pinfo.remember performs both "remember" and "attach" at once,
> the first patch does introduce pinfo.remember_without_attach, to not
> change current behaviour of pinfo.remember and keep patches small.
> However, my first thought was to clean up pinfo API a little and have
> remember not do both "remember+attach" at once, but introduce some new
> remember_and_attach method instead.  But then, when 'bool detach' is
> true, the "_and_attach" does feel wrong.

I'd prefer to drop the reattach call from remember, calling both of them
where appropriate.


Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer
-------------- next part --------------
A non-text attachment was scrubbed...
Name: signature.asc
Type: application/pgp-signature
Size: 833 bytes
Desc: not available
URL: <http://cygwin.com/pipermail/cygwin-patches/attachments/20190730/9c2a8324/attachment.sig>

More information about the Cygwin-patches mailing list