Cygwin fork:retry error

Rockefeller, Harry
Fri Jun 5 14:09:00 GMT 2015

>-----Original Message-----
>From: [] On Behalf Of Rockefeller, Harry
>Sent: Wednesday, May 27, 2015 5:24 PM
>Subject: RE: Cygwin fork:retry error
>Based on advice I've gotten here
>these are the steps I plan to run next time emacs vfork errors happen.
>Reboots are time expensive so my next attempt will be to avoid that.
>1) stop mcshield.exe [since my employer has McAfee installed on my PC.]
>2) run rebase-trigger full.
>3) Stop all Cygwin processes.
>4) Run Cygwin setup.exe [32-bit].
>5) Start mcshield.exe
>If that doesn't work, I'll try this next:
>If that doesn't work, I'll probably try 64-bit Cygwin again.

I had emacs vfork errors this morning.  Even though I am administrator
on my PC I was unable to stop mcshield.exe.  I tried the second
procedure: 2) Reboot 4), and it worked for me.

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