Running ipc shm applications outside /bin

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Dec 20 23:14:00 GMT 2010

On 12/18/2010 4:45 PM, Bruce Cran wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been trying to get an application running which calls shmget -
> despite running cygserver until now its always crashed with "Bad system
> call". I stumbled upon the solution of copying the binary into /bin and
> for some reason it works. Can anyone tell me what's special about /bin
> that causes it to start working?

Nothing.  I could speculate as to the possible significance of your
finding but it would likely be more productive for me to just point
you at the problem-reporting page and ask that you follow the guidelines
there, if you're still seeing this issue and need more help figuring it




A: Yes.
> Q: Are you sure?
>> A: Because it reverses the logical flow of conversation.
>>> Q: Why is top posting annoying in email?

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