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Re: 1.3.12-1: bash reorders output
- From: Randall R Schulz <rrschulz at cris dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 03 Aug 2002 08:41:29 -0700
- Subject: Re: 1.3.12-1: bash reorders output
I cannot confirm your problem with this specific example, but I have seen
similar problems in other contexts and there have been other similar
reports from time to time. It seems timing dependent and hence may be
sensitive to all sorts of hardware details and operating conditions in any
Perhaps running your tests under "strace" would help you home in on the
You might also want to try your simple test case using /bin/echo instead of
the BASH built-in "echo."
Mountain View, CA USA
At 04:28 2002-08-03, Manfred Spraul wrote:
I've succeeded in creating a testcase:
Please untar the attached tarball and run ./do-test.sh
The bug is still the same: The script contains
but in the output file, it's
?? contents of ext-2.txt
- it's not 100% reproducable, sometimes only the 2nd or 3rd run of
bad.sh creates an output file with reordered lines
Please run the app for a few minutes.
- it happens in both binary and text mode.
- sometimes "cat ext-2.txt" is affected, sometimes other files
- the cygwin dll is now 1.3.12-1, the rest is unchanged from my last mail.
The computer is a single-cpu Celeron-1.13 with W2K SP2, now with
Could you please test it? I don't have access to other systems right now.
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