/bin/ gets deleted on error

Marco Atzeri marco.atzeri@gmail.com
Thu Apr 13 14:03:00 GMT 2017

On 13/04/2017 15:13, Felipe Vieira wrote:
> Dear cygwin mailing list,
> For the second time this week my /bin/ folder gets obliterated on an
> error during normal usage. It is equivalent of doing the infamous "rm
> -rf  /bin" .
> 1) I would like to know if there is a log for cygwin somewhere so I
> can be more useful in specifying what happened.
> 2) My 'specs' are: windows 7 64 bits with cygwin64 . I wonder if
> cygwin64 is considered 'stable'.

extremely stable

> From what I recall the terminal was spamming messages containing the
> words "fork" , "-1" and some others which I don't recall. And what I
> did was trying to run a normal zsh script.
> I am not able to tell exactly what I did on both occasions to trigger
> this behavior.

any history file on your home directory ?

> Nevertheless thanks for the great software. If it were not for you
> guys I don't know how I could cope with Windows.
> Best,
> Felipe Vieira.


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