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Re: Heads-up: gnulib bug can cause crashes on Cygwin

From: Gavin Smith
Subject: Re: Heads-up: gnulib bug can cause crashes on Cygwin
Date: Sun, 28 Nov 2021 10:53:07 +0000
User-agent: Mutt/1.9.4 (2018-02-28)

On Thu, Nov 25, 2021 at 11:14:39AM -0500, Ken Brown wrote:
> I'm probably the only person building texinfo on Cygwin, but this is just a
> heads-up that there's a bug in gnulib/m4/threadlib.m4 that can cause
> mysterious crashes that are very hard to debug.  The bug shows up when
> running 'make check' in the info subdirectory.  13 of the 85 tests fail
> because ginfo crashes.
> The bug has been fixed in upstream gnulib (see attached).  I'm not
> suggesting that anything needs to be done right now; the problem will be
> taken care of the next time you do a gnulib update.

Okay thank you; I always do a gnulib update when a new release is being

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