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Re: [ANNOUNCEMENT] TEST: Cygwin 3.0.0-0.3




On Feb  5 12:28, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> 
> On 2/5/19 10:44 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> > On Feb  5 09:42, Michael Haubenwallner wrote:
> >> On 2/4/19 3:25 PM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >>> Are you going to test the patched branch?
> >>
> >> Sorry, was indeed unclear: Yes, of course!
> >> Will start testing on Server 2012 while setting up a 2019 VM.
> >>
> >> For now, there's already this one patch I've been using with good success,
> >> please add it to topic/forkables - the suspended thing is something different:
> >> https://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin-patches/2018-q2/msg00039.html
> > 
> > The collision problem shouldn't be as bad anymore with 3.0, given the
> > new PID handling.  However, after spending a bit more time in the fork
> > code, it looks like not releasing the procinfo in the error case is a
> > generic problem so I'm inclined to apply it to master.
> 
> Heh, thanks - was my original intent back in 2018.
> 
> > While at it, there are quite a few spots in the code which end up
> > jumping to the cleanup code but only one of them calls TerminateProcess.
> > Wouldn't it make sense to move the TerminateProcess call into the
> > cleanup code to make sure the child process doesn't stay running
> > in some limbo state, not doing anything useful but not dying either?
> 
> Seems to make sense indeed, and the suspended processes I do see sometimes
> may well be related to that.

Pushed.


Thanks,
Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen
Cygwin Maintainer

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