"openssl speed" hangs on cygwin

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Wed Jul 6 16:54:00 GMT 2011

On Wed, Jul 06, 2011 at 09:21:34AM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
>On Jul  5 12:56, smujushi wrote:
>> I have an issue when running "openssl speed" on either a 64 bit Windows 7 PC
>> (Intel Core i7 870 2.93GHz) or a 64 bit Windows 2008 R2 Std Server (Xeon
>> X5450 3GHz) under Cygwin. "openssl speed" runs fine on all the other *Nix's
>> I manage.
>> It hangs either after the first line or maybe the next 6 or 7 lines, it's
>> variable. I tried doing a time on the command and it didn't complete after
>> over an hour where I had to Control-C to stop the execution.
>Just FYI, I can reproduce this problem.  For some reason it seems to
>occur only on systems with more than one CPU.  I have no idea why
>this happens, but I'll try to find out.

Thanks to Corinna's debugging, I believe I was able to fix (or at
least work around) this glitch in signal handling.

It works for me with the latest snapshot:



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