1.7.7: rm -rf sometimes fails - race condition?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 17 14:22:00 GMT 2010


On Dec 16 11:17, Warren Young wrote:
> On 12/15/2010 8:55 PM, Matthias Andree wrote:
> >same story with 1.7.8s. Builds successfully 4 times, then fails.
> 
> I upgraded my DLL to yesterday's snapshot and ran the build through
> a further 80 iterations.  No failures.
> 
> I still believe you have a local issue.
> 
> Incidentally, if you're reading this, Corinna: the iterations are
> about 2.5x faster with this DLL.  What'd you do? :)

Nothing fancy.  We chanted the code and sacrificed a few kittens to the
big C++, that's all.


Corinna

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