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Re: setup hangs during postinstall
On Tue, 14 Oct 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> So it must not really be cygpath that is hanging, then. The stack trace that
> you provided was more likely for an execed bash stub. You could try setting
> CYGWIN_DEBUG=bash to test that theory.
Considering these things (cygpath, strace, etc.) only hang under /bin/bash
and not /bin/sh, I'd say that is likely.
Once again, I'll test ASAP, but I'm swamped right now.
> >> The stack trace below is from a process that is running cygpath not
> >> from cygpath itself.
> >Ok. That is what it looked like to me too, but I don't know how the
> >Cygwin "fork exec" stuff works yet (spawn_guts is huge), so I wasn't
> >entirely sure.
> >Maybe I was just too rushed, but I'm almost positive I attached to
> >the only thing ps -ef said was cygpath. Why does the spawner (bash?) say
> >it's cygpath?
> The name of the stub changes when it execs a process. It goes something
> like this:
Thanks for the hand hold.
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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