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Re: Curious behavior of CYGSERVER
- From: Nicholas Wourms <nwourms at yahoo dot com>
- To: Conrad Scott <Conrad dot Scott at dsl dot pipex dot com>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sun, 15 Sep 2002 14:06:37 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Curious behavior of CYGSERVER
--- Conrad Scott <Conrad.Scott@dsl.pipex.com> wrote:
> "Nicholas Wourms" <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > --- Robert Collins <email@example.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > On Sun, 2002-09-15 at 11:43, David A. Cobb wrote:
> > > >
> > > > What is really bad is that somehow, having CYGSERVER involved
> > > defeats
> > > > the stdout redirection. For example, the make check not only
> > > for 13
> > > > hours, but it also gave me very little clue as to its success
> > > failure.
> > >
> > > That is very unexpected. The HEAD code for cygserver supported
> > > normal
> > > and tty operation without any regressions from having cygserver
> > > running, when I merged it.
> > >
> > > Are you sure that that is the cause?
> > I can actually confirm this behavior since I started testing it a
> > months ago. Always seems to be the most predominant when running
> > configure scripts and the like. Conrad has some theories on why
> > may be happening, so I'll let him have his say.
> It's likely my failing memory cells, but I can't remember any
> of this sort of behaviour. There've been various configure script
> issues but none really due to cygserver (it just helped to tickle
> issues) and none outstanding that I knew of. Could you refresh my
> memory, Nicholas?
It was happening for awhile back when we were first testing it after
you had "fixed" it for use on Win9x/ME. Can't really tell now, since
I'm having problems with forked processes hanging [or racing], thus
it is having problems all the time whne I try to run configure.
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