This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
Re: bash lockup
- From: "Larry Hall (RFK Partners, Inc)" <lhall at rfk dot com>
- To: <smcbride at jvbfinancial dot com>,<cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Sat, 01 Feb 2003 18:12:17 -0500
- Subject: Re: bash lockup
- References: <20030201040941.GA20785@redhat.com>
At 01:41 AM 2/1/2003, Sean McBride wrote:
>I thank all of you who comented on my last post.
>I have another small problem.
>I installed the package with the installer and then later, added pine to my
>installation. I don't think installing pine has anything to do with my
>problem, but I only noticed this after adding that package.
>occasionally when executing commands from bash the command window locks up.
>^c does nothing and I can't even close the window. Even Ctrl-Alt-Del End
>task won't get rid of the misbehaving command window. Only if I shut down a
>task called "oldwinapp" does the command window go away. Then I am able to
>restart bash and rerun the same exact command I attempted before with no
>problem. After a while, it locks up on another command.. There seems to be
>no pattern to the command or time it does this at.
>Has anyone else experienced this problem? Maybe I am doing something wrong?
No and this doesn't look like a Cygwin issue per se. "oldwinapp" seems to
be the problem here, whatever that is. It certainly doesn't come with the
Cygwin distribution. I suggest you investigate this.
Larry Hall firstname.lastname@example.org
RFK Partners, Inc. http://www.rfk.com
838 Washington Street (508) 893-9779 - RFK Office
Holliston, MA 01746 (508) 893-9889 - FAX
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Bug reporting: http://cygwin.com/bugs.html