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Re: Strange errors running gcc tests on Cygwin




On 3/18/2017 9:52 AM, Daniel Santos wrote:
> 
> Ok, thanks. I have a license for Windows 7 and while I know that Windows
> 10 is "free" I'm just not ready for that step.  I will probably have to
> eventually setup a win10 vm though.
> 

For me moving from Win7 to Win10 was no big deal other than the time for
the updates but that occurred in the background. However, if you're like
me I prefer not to be working during such updates.

>>> I'm also building the current cygwin1.dll from git as I've seen a few
>>> messages about bugs being fixed that could be related.
>> You can download Cygwin snapshots: dll only, dbg, pkg, src, directly from
>> https://cygwin.com/snapshots for x86{_64,} - instructions given on page.
> 
> Yeah, I usually prefer to build it myself.  I did test the git
> cygwin1.dll and it didn't fix the broken pipes (when running make check
> with more than one -j job).  As I've said before, I'm sure there's a
> race somewhere in Cygwin or some other Cygwin package(s). If I follow
> through with making this into a repeatable process, I'll likely have to
> try to diagnose it.

Glad to hear you're working to improve Cygwin.

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