Cygwin32: Catastrophic fail - unable to Create pinfo_mutex

Earnie Boyd
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999

---Tom Rodman <> wrote:
> We get this "Catastrophic fail - unable to Create pinfo_mutex"
> error message in bash B18 from time to time, when first invoking
> bash from the NT commandline.
> It seems to have no ill effect, and goes away after we
> reboot.  Has anyone determined why it occurs?

You really need to upgrade to the latest version.  I haven't seen this
error recently.
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