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Re: makeinfo fd leak? and gendocs.sh exit status bug

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: makeinfo fd leak? and gendocs.sh exit status bug
Date: Fri, 27 Mar 2009 12:44:11 +0000 (UTC)
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Oleg Katsitadze <olegkat <at> gmail.com> writes:

> On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 04:12:44PM +0000, Eric Blake wrote:
> > I noticed this when running the new gendocs.sh on the Autoconf tree on
> > cygwin; when I tried the same process on Linux, there was no problem.
> > Since cygwin enforces a smaller cap on number of open fd, I suspect that
> > makeinfo might have an fd leak, although I have not investigated further
> > at this point.  I reproduced this by using 'gmake web-manual' using the
> > latest autoconf.git.
> I don't have cygwin, but I've done some checks on Debian's makeinfo
> (4.11), and didn't find any problems:

The leak turned out to be in cygwin code:

Eric Blake

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