Re: Cvsup crashes afterstep-1.6.0

Rafal Wierzbicki (rafal@mcss.cas.mcmaster.ca)
Fri, 18 Dec 1998 00:52:57 -0500 (EST)



I dont see how cvsup can affect a windowmanager, was cvsup updating any
AfterStep-related files when it ran? Does it crash other windowmanagers as
well? If you could check if this happens with twm or any other
windowmanager.... 

 On Fri, 18 Dec 1998, Kris Kennaway wrote:

> On Fri, 18 Dec 1998, Michal Vitecek wrote:
> 
> > Kris Kennaway wrote:
> > >Running 1.6.0 on freebsd 3.0-current, the cvsup utility will crash afterstep
> > >upon exit with signal 11. I have no other system instability to account for
> > >this, and it happens repeatably.
> > >
> > >Anyone else noticing this?
> > >
> > >Kris
> > 
> >  i only noticed FreeBSD 3.0-RELEASE and 3.0-SNAP-981123 to be *BOTH*
> >  pretty much unstable. the problem here can be caused by simply crashing
> 
> You're saying the OS was unstable, or afterstep was unstable running on both
> of those versions?
> 
> >  the X server, thus taking all the other application running on it down.
> 
> Isn't that what you'd expect? If you kill your X server, then how can your X
> applications keep running? Or were you talking about killing other
> console-launched applications?
> 
> How were you "crashing" the X server anyway? That shouldn't be that easy to
> do, theoretically.
> 
> Kris
> 
> 
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