On Sat, 23 Oct 1999, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> :It really is vgring hanging on a file:
> :vgrind -f < /usr/src/share/doc/papers/kernmalloc/appendix.t > appendix.ms
> :A plain vgrind -f on this file also hangs. Anyone have a clue on this?
> :This happens for me on an alpha.
> The vgrind command above does not hang on my PIII test box. It takes
> about a second to run. I tried both an old binary and a new binary of
> vgrind. Both worked.
> I recommend compiling vgrind up w/ full debugging and attaching a
> debugger to it to see what is up.
Not an executable... but I finally figured it out... Pipes possibly broken
as set up by csh- csh was an old (Oct 1) csh. Until I updated csh from the
current build tree, what actually was happening was vfontedpr was piping
to 'cat -'.... and this was hanging..... Wierd city, but all better now I
believe... possibly related to the signal changes(?)....
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