[rt-users] Error when sending or reciving mail (fork::abort: address space needed by xxx)

Thomas Sibley trs at bestpractical.com
Wed Jul 24 14:51:04 EDT 2013

[Posted back to the list for posterity.]

On 07/24/2013 11:43 AM, John Rouillard wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 23, 2013 at 03:13:13PM -0700, Thomas Sibley wrote:
>> On 07/23/2013 09:19 AM, scott.dalzell wrote:
>>> i have done some research and rebasing might be the answer. 
>>> if this is the case how to i rebase and will it effect my mysql database?
>> Whatever research you did was mistaken or misleading.  "Rebasing" has
>> nothing to do with MySQL.  It is a concept in git, a source code
>> management tool, used during development.  You don't need to worry about
>> rebasing.
> Actually rebasing is also a method for aligning the link libraries
> addresses in windows so that cygwin can properly emulate fork(2). The
> errors he is getting with failure to fork due to conflicting address
> layouts in the executable address space may be fixed with a (cygwin)
> rebase.

Ahhh.  "Today I learned..." :)  Thanks for the explanation!

> Using rebase probably needs to be discussed on the cygwin list as it
> has nothing whatsoever to do with RT.


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