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Re: sqlite defect

Why was this thread redirected to cygwin-apps?


On Wed, Jul 17, 2013 at 02:52:11PM -0600, Warren Young wrote:
>On 7/12/2013 12:49, wrote:
>> But since 3.7.17-3 I cannot read my databases any more
>> "unable to open datase file".
>Without a test case, debugging this will amount to testing guesses.
>My first guess: try setting the new CYGWIN_SQLITE_LOCKING environment 
>variable to "posix".  That can fix it if you are trying to use two or 
>more Cygwin SQLite based programs to access a single database file.
>The default mode for Cygwin SQLite is now -- and pretty much always has 
>been -- to prefer allowing a single Cygwin SQLite program to cooperate 
>with any number of native Windows programs for access to a single SQLite 
>DB file.
>This means that in this "posix" mode, Cygwin SQLite is no longer likely 
>to cooperate with native Windows SQLite based programs for access to a 
>shared DB file.  That's the tradeoff: choose to share with other Cygwin 
>programs, or choose to share with native Windows programs.
>> I remember there was a discussion
>> on the cygwin general mailing list about this problem
>> (backslashes in path?).
>If that's what's going on, my .17-3 build should have fixed the problem, 
>not manifested it.

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