This is the mail archive of the
mailing list for the Cygwin project.
RE: 1.5.10: expr + configure failure + testcase (also on 1.5.11-1)
- From: "Peter Ekberg" <peda at axentia dot se>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 14 Sep 2004 08:11:39 +0200
- Subject: RE: 1.5.10: expr + configure failure + testcase (also on 1.5.11-1)
Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 13, 2004 at 09:54:29PM -0400, Pierre A. Humblet wrote:
> >The surprise is that the error message:
> >"configure: error: invalid package name: extra-includes"
> >is produced at time 29722848 by bash 2624 (the main script
> pid). This
> >is BEFORE the second expr is exec'ed. This occurs only at time
> >29725911 by a forked child 2656 of 2624 Following the output of the
> >error message, 2624 proceeds to fork 2384, which apparently does
> >nothing. 2624 then waits for 2656 and 2384 and exits.
> >In other words the control flow seems to be seriously screwed up. It
> >may be linked to the pid reuse problem in bash, but I know
> very little
> >about it. Looking at the full trace available from Peter may help.
I forgot I had that trace and accidentally deleted it. However, creating
a new one is not difficult, so one is available at:
This one is created with "strace -o ..." as suggested by Igor.
> I was thinking the same thing but AFAIK, ash doesn't have the pid
> recycling problem.
Don't know where ash comes into play, the script is executed by bash. I
must have missed some other test case...
Unsubscribe info: http://cygwin.com/ml/#unsubscribe-simple
Problem reports: http://cygwin.com/problems.html