"cant commit memory for stack" error with perl

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Apr 2 10:20:00 GMT 2012

On Apr  2 11:49, Noel Grandin wrote:
> On 2012-04-02 10:57, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >So this looks like perl or the perl package you're using does not
> >use pthreads, but rather native Windows CreateThread to create a
> >thread. If so, it's kind of on its own.
> Weird, because the script is fairly simple, the includes look like:
> use Getopt::Long;
> use File::Find;
> use File::Basename;
> use Archive::Zip qw(:ERROR_CODES :CONSTANTS);

Sorry, I have not the faintest idea what perl is doing under the hood.

> Which I would not have suspected of causing problems. And this
> worked fine for a few months until I updated Cygwin recently.
> I think I'll wait until the next Cygwin release comes out, the
> install instructions for the snapshots looks a little hairy.

Just download cygwin1-20120401.dll.bz2, bunzip it, chmod +x it,
and then replace cygwin1.dll in /bin with that file from Windows
Explorer.  That's it.


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