Random fork failures

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Tue Jul 12 07:20:00 GMT 2011

On Jul 11 16:44, yoni levi wrote:
> >>Actually, I have not the faintest idea.  Can you build your own Cygwin
> >>DLL without -O2, see if it still occurs, and run that scenario through
> >>GDB?
> >cygcheck -svr output as per http://cygwin.com/problems.html might give
> >some clue as well...
> >
> >
> Well, it works just fine with the debug (-O0) version.
> With release (-02) version, it crashes (with my compilation, and
> with snapshot from cygwin.com).
> I am attaching cygcheck.out
> Thanks for all the help. I hope we can figure it out soon.

> Cygwin Configuration Diagnostics
> Current System Time: Mon Jul 11 16:34:03 2011
> Windows XP Professional Ver 5.1 Build 2600 Service Pack 3

Hmm, that's not the problem, either.  I just tried it on XP SP3 myself
and it still works for me.  You have two Cygwin DLLs with different
build dates in your PATH, though.


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