Win-10 lockups (was Re: Branching proposal for 2.7.x)

Derek Atkins derek at
Mon Aug 28 10:14:47 EDT 2017

On Mon, August 28, 2017 10:03 am, John Ralls wrote:
>> On Aug 28, 2017, at 5:07 AM, Derek Atkins <warlord at> wrote:
>> John Ralls <jralls at> writes:
>>> We're almost ready to release 2.7.0, I just need to figure out why the
>>> build script locks up the Win10 VM build server.
>> If we can figure this out, that would be useful.  Are we sure it's the
>> build script?  Can you reliably reproduce it?  If so, maybe I can watch
>> the VM logs in "real time" while you cause the lock-up and maybe I'll
>> see something.  But I think it's a lock-up inside the VM, and not
>> necessarily in the VM system itself.  The reason I think this is that we
>> can still connect to the console but the system is just not responsive.
>> I'll ask on the ovirt list to see if anyone else has seen this.
> Well, it happened only when I was working on the build script. On the
> other hand I've been working on the build script on my local Win10 VM
> (vmware fusion) for the last two days without any lockups. I've still got
> a couple of issues to resolve there thanks to some updates from Mingw-w64
> and I'll be afk most of today. It will probably be Thursday before I'm
> ready to try again on the ovirt VM.

That's fine -- I'm on the road thru Wednesday so Thursday works for me.

> Regards,
> John Ralls


       Derek Atkins                 617-623-3745
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