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Date: Sun, 5 Aug 2001 10:00:43 +0200
From: Corinna Vinschen <vinschen AT redhat DOT com>
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Subject: Re: Problems with autoconf-2.52 testsuite using current CVS Cygwin
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In-Reply-To: <20010804204849.A5764@redhat.com>; from cgf@redhat.com on Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 08:48:49PM -0400

On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 08:48:49PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 04, 2001 at 02:43:07PM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >It seems like Corinna has tracked this down to a potential problem with
> >vfork but I don't really understand what that is.  It could well be a
> >problem with ash's use of vfork, too.
> 
> AFAICT, this is an ash problem.  ash was clearing it's trap list after a
> program executed due to its thinking that it was in a forked process
> rather than a vforked process where such an activity would clear the
> parent.  So, none of the cleanup was done.
> 
> I checked in a couple of changes to rectify this.
> 
> Corinna, could you release an experimental version of ash and see if it
> solves everyone's problems?

I have added ash-20010805-1 as test version to sourceware.

It runs the autoconf testsuite now perfectly fine (for me).

Corinna

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Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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