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Re: Sometimes Emacs sticks on forking...




On 12 June 2017 at 23:30, Oleksandr Gavenko <gavenkoa@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I use latest Cygwin Emacs W32 under Windows 10 x64 and Emacs spawns external
> processes like hg/git when it open file.
>
> Sometimes it freezes and in procexp I see spawned Emacs fork.
>
> Usual build-in Emacs C-g key binding doesn't help much (it work with lots of
> key press and long delay). It is faster to find Emacs fork in procexp and kill
> it.
>
> I've read
>
>   https://www.cygwin.com/faq.html#faq.using.fixing-fork-failures
>
> and some suggestion to debug is:
>
>   CYGWIN=detect_bloda
>
> How can I get messages from GUI program? Emacs W32 open conhost terminal
> buffer. Is that a place where I should expect warn message?
>
> What if problem occur in temporary spawned processes from Emacs? Do they
> attached to conhost terminal buffer?
>
> I have one BLODA, Windows Defender (win10 x64). How can I disable it? I see
> tricks like:
>
>   Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00
>
>   [HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\SOFTWARE\Policies\Microsoft\Windows Defender]
>   "DisableAntiSpyware"=dword:00000001
>   "DisableRoutinelyTakingAction"=dword:00000001
>
> I have Home license and have no access to Group Policy editor...
>

We do not use Windows Defender and I am seeing this occasionally as
well. We use McAfee though.

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VH

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