PATCH/RFC: Another stab at the Cygwin hang problem
jw at pegasys.ws
Thu Jul 10 00:57:34 EST 2003
On Wed, Jul 09, 2003 at 06:47:35AM -0400, Tillman, James wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: jw schultz [mailto:jw at pegasys.ws]
> > Sent: Wednesday, July 09, 2003 5:59 AM
> > To: rsync at lists.samba.org
> > Subject: Re: PATCH/RFC: Another stab at the Cygwin hang problem
> > > 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.
> I guess I'd better double check my processes to make sure that I'm getting a
> satisfactory success rate on my own servers. If I see any clues, I'll
> report them here. Any hope for a fix, or does this look like an inherent
> problem in the method being used?
I haven't dug into it yet. As the patch author i you might
be a bit more familiar with it.
I'm not running cygwin so i never had the hangs. I only
applied it to test for regression, which is what i found.
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
email address: jw at pegasys.ws
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