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RE: rsync local dir copy hang - solved for me
- From: "Hannu E K Nevalainen" <garbage_collector at telia dot com>
- To: "ML CygWIN" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: "Mark Thornton" <mark dot p dot thornton at ntlworld dot com>
- Date: Fri, 24 Oct 2003 16:04:42 +0200
- Subject: RE: rsync local dir copy hang - solved for me
> From: Mark Thornton
> Sent: Friday, October 24, 2003 12:13 PM
Mark, please - even if your repliy might seem a bit personal - do keep
replies on the list.
There might be some little spark, that makes others have a fire lit (i.e.
get a bright idea).
> >The bottom point: *don't do that* ;-)
> > i.e. leave the msleep() call there. This is a simple - yet
> effective - way
> >to avoid ill effects of a tight loop.
> However it remains true that there is some sort of bug in rsync's thread
> handling (or perhaps in cygwin's thread library).
Hmmm... I think I read something about a similiar thing, having the word
"pthreads" in the subject. Might this be related?
> For some a cure for
> this, even using busy waiting, may be preferable to the bug.
> Mark Thornton
For the time beeing, yes it might be preferable - but not as a long time
solution. And one has to be aware of the possible ill effects.
/Hannu E K Nevalainen, B.Sc. EE - 59?16.37'N, 17?12.60'E
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