1.7.10s 20110729 - problem listing services in /proc

David Rothenberger daveroth@acm.org
Sat Jul 30 00:13:00 GMT 2011

On 7/29/2011 1:21 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jul 29 11:58, David Rothenberger wrote:
>> With the 20110729 snapshot (and some earlier ones), the following
>> command terminates early.
>> % find /proc/registry/HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE/SYSTEM/CurrentControlSet/services -maxdepth 1 -print
>> strace lists an exception: "exception C0000005 at 6100296A". This is
>> occurring for me in both Win7 x64 and WinXP x86. It doesn't occur in
>> either environment using 1.7.9.
> I can't reproduce this.  Address 6100296A points to a double free on
> the cygheap, alternativly an overwritten memeory slot on the cygheap.
> Without being able to duplicate the problem it's rather hard to find.
> Can you try earlier snapshots to find out in what timeframe this 
> problem has been introduced?  An strace might be helpful as well.

2011-05-04 was the last snapshot where this worked. (At least I think.
2011-05-05 doesn't work at all for me.)

I've attached a compressed strace of the failure using 20110729 on my
Win7 system. cygcheck output is also attached.

David Rothenberger  ----  daveroth@acm.org

"If anything can go wrong, it will."
                -- Edsel Murphy
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