[PATCH] open O_TEXT and O_BINARY for cygwin/windows

Max Bowsher maxb at ukf.net
Wed Jan 29 00:26:32 EST 2003

Dave Dykstra wrote:
> I give up.  The msleep(100) consistently causes hangs of the
> unsafe-links test on my friend's cygwin Windows 2000 machine.  I
> suspect it's also the reason why the build.samba.org cygwin machine
> hasn't reported a result in the last 9 hours.  I'm taking it back out
> and washing my hands of the cygwin rsync port, I'm fed up.

You've been most considerate in actively seeking out and merging Cygwin
patches for this release. Alas, it backfired in merging the msleep thing. I
definitely agree with it not being in the upstream sources. Making a race
condition harder to hit, with a simple delay, is obviously not a fix. You
may be pleased to know that the SHUTDOWN_ALL_SOCKETS change has eliminated
"Connection reset by peer" messages when running the testsuite.

It may be that the hang has just vanished. If it hasn't, it's probably a bug
in Cygwin, not rsync. Hopefully we'll get a nice bugreport, and it can be
traced and squashed.


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