PATCH/RFC: Another stab at the Cygwin hang problem

jw schultz jw at
Wed Jul 9 19:59:08 EST 2003

On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 05:49:45PM -0700, jw schultz wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 11:12:29PM +0900, Anthony Heading wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 30, 2003 at 04:54:22AM -0700, jw schultz wrote:
> > > Could you regenerate the patch with diff -u please?
> > 
> > Okay, sure.  This one against current CVS.
> Thanks that helps in examining it.
> I can't quite place why but my instincts inform me that you
> have latched onto something.  Some sort of one character
> buffering error in the io libraries under cygwin.  Most
> likely in the windos libs.
> Well, we have two reports of this fixing the rsync hang
> problem when signals failed.  I'd like a little more testing
> before mainlining it.

Nope!  This is a no-go.  It intermittantly produces

	error (10) -- error in socket IO

on both network and local transfers.

	J.W. Schultz            Pegasystems Technologies
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