strange crashes on invocation

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Sep 24 18:23:00 GMT 2010


On Sep 24 11:31, Heath Kehoe wrote:
> 
> On 9/24/2010 4:17 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >
> >Can you revert to the latest from CVS and try again with this patch applied:
> >
> >Index: autoload.cc
> >===================================================================
> >RCS file: /cvs/src/src/winsup/cygwin/autoload.cc,v
> >retrieving revision 1.174
> >diff -u -p -r1.174 autoload.cc
> >--- autoload.cc	23 Sep 2010 20:18:16 -0000	1.174
> >+++ autoload.cc	24 Sep 2010 09:15:40 -0000
> >@@ -233,7 +233,7 @@ std_dll_init ()
> >  	  dll->handle = h;
> >  	}
> >        else if (!(func->decoration&  1))
> >-	api_fatal ("could not load %W, %E", dll->name);
> >+	api_fatal ("could not load %W, %E", dll_path);
> >        else
> >  	dll->handle = INVALID_HANDLE_VALUE;
> >      }
> >
> >If the error occurs again, what is the path printed in the error
> >message?  Is it sane?  Does the directory correspond to your local
> >X:\Windows\System32 directory?
> >
> 
> Done. The crash came back and here's the result:
> 
>       1 [main] bclanc 2544! C:\budcat\tools\bin\bclanc.exe: ***
> fatal error - could not load C:\Windows\system32\ws2_32.dll, Win32
> error 998

Thanks for testing.

> The path is correct. I have no explanation why changing from a
> filename to a pathname (and LoadLibrary to LoadLibraryW) would make
> any difference, unless there's a race condition, say if
> LoadLibrary[W] is a bit faster when you give it a full path.

That doesn't make sense.  It's the LoadLibraryW call itself which is
failing with error 998, "Invalid access to memory location".

Hmm.  Puzzeling.


Corinna

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