DDD And Cygwin

Suhaib M. Siddiqi Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999

> You misunderstood. I was joking in reference to your comment
> that you get what you pay for. I think DDD is very nice. I've
> only been using it for a little while (under Linux) but liked
> it enough to want to try to get it working in NT...

Sorry about misunderstanding

> To follow up my previous post, I took your advice and tried
> out the 30-day trial of Solstice to see how DDD would work,
> but I have the same problem! As soon as I launch DDD, it eats
> up 100% processor time constantly and consumes resources at
> a very fast pace until the system is unusable (Windows NT 4,
> SP5, 128MB RAM...). I guess you don't have this problem?

That is a bug in DDD 3.1.4 source code.  I do see 80% CPU usage
sometimes.  This bug was not in the previous versions.  However,
on my system it does not eat-up all the resources and makes the system
unusable.  NT Task Manager reports 80% CPU suage most of the time
but not all the time.  

I am trying to figure out if I can fix the problem in DDD source code.

I have uploaded a newer binary, do you want to try it.  It is is at

> There must be something weird with my setup that's causing
> this to happen, but I've never seen anything like it before. :(

As i mentioned it does not make system unusable.  Could it be that I am using
Coolview instead of cygwin1.dll from the stock?

> -Bill Klein <bill@orbit.org>

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