Hang with 20051205 snapshot while building OOo

Yitzchak Scott-Thoennes sthoenna@efn.org
Thu Dec 8 23:22:00 GMT 2005

On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 01:15:50PM -0500, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 07, 2005 at 05:16:17PM +0100, Volker Quetschke wrote:
> >We got some new features in the hangs with the 20051205 snapshot
> >when building OOo.
> >
> >This trace looks a little bit different from the old versions,
> >see thread around <http://sourceware.org/ml/cygwin/2005-10/msg00600.html>,
> >but it still hangs.
> It looks different because I took out all of the debugging strace
> output that I added to try to track this down.
> I'm convinced that the hang is coming from timeGetTime.  That's a
> Windows routine and there's not much I can do if a windows routine
> decides to take a long time to return.
> So, in other words, I'm admitting defeat in this case, especially since
> this isn't a regression from 1.5.18.

This is likely to enable a fix or workaround in cygwin, but is it
possible that this is restricted to certain brands, models, or
revisions of processor?  Am I correct in remembering that it happens
only on some machines, Volker?

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