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Re: Wierd perl problem..
- To: Steve Jorgensen <steve at khoral dot com>
- Subject: Re: Wierd perl problem..
- From: Chris Faylor <cgf at cygnus dot com>
- Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 21:48:19 -0400
- Cc: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- References: <199910212318.RAA03227@benson>
- Reply-To: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
I'm sorry. There is a problem with using dll's after a fork with perl.
That's what you're seeing.
There is no workaround. I hope to fix this in the next couple of months.
On Thu, Oct 21, 1999 at 05:18:29PM -0600, Steve Jorgensen wrote:
> I'm having a really strange perl problem under cygwin 1.0
> One perl script produces the following output:
> 0 0 [main] d:\Cygwin\contrib\bin\perl.exe 1114 fork_copy: loaded dll data/bss pass 0 failed, 0x14043000..0x1404300C, done 0, Win32 error 487
> and then hangs that shell window half the time.
> This happens when the perl script is executing the following line
> of code:
>chop($LOCALHOST = `hostname`);
> hostname is in the path, and works fine.
> This only seems to happen if the script has a
> line after the initialization stuff I describe above,
> another script with the exact same initialization section
> as the one described above works fine.
> Is there something I need to do to get the FileHandle
> stuff working under cygwin, or am I just out of luck?
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