sshd fork failure

Gregory M. Turner
Sat Oct 13 21:17:00 GMT 2012

On 10/13/2012 2:04 PM, marco atzeri wrote:
> On 10/13/2012 9:26 PM, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> No.  This has nothing to do with cygwin1.dbg.  The address 61137DC8 is
>> in the middle of an instruction.
>> cgf
> after a second rebaseall and a full updatedb to look for any
> other cygwin1.dll, now sshd is working as expected.
> It does not make sense.....
> waiting to see 1.7.17

Sensibly or not, these base-address issues can be quite intermittent -- 
remember that cygwin is not the only player in this drama.

I have several times seen repeatable cycles of fork failures, where 
attempt #1 always fails, attempt #2 always succeeds, attempt #3 always 
fails, and so on.


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