Re: Bug report [was FW: Freeze in perl script after cygwin upgrade 1.5.17 -> 1.5.18]
Christopher Faylor <cgf-no-personal-reply-please <at> cygwin.com>
2005-07-04 23:11:27 GMT
On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 07:43:57PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>From: Christopher Faylor
>>Sent: 04 July 2005 19:30
>> On Mon, Jul 04, 2005 at 07:17:59PM +0100, Dave Korn wrote:
>>>> From: Christopher Faylor
>>>> Sent: 04 July 2005 19:11
>>>> The division of labor should be like this:
>>>> The reporter: ..
>>> ... will send the following message to the mailing list:
>>> " Cygwin, you sucK! IT broKen, you fix it now!"
>>OTOH, by sending strace output, you can bask in the knowledge that
>>you've done "something technical" and, so, therefore, are actually
>>helping in a constructive way rather than just complaining.
>>You'll be even more helpful if you inspect the output and trim away all
>>of the stuff you know is unneeded even though the whole reason you're
>>sending the strace output is that you don't know cygwin well enough to
>>fix the problem and so, therefore, your attempt to trim the output is
>>likely to trim away useful bits...
>Even better, come up with a simple test case, and post it to the list,
>but then, because it doesn't quite show the problem like you expected
>it to, 'adjust' the output from your shell as you cut'n'paste it into