'autoinst' does not terminate

Uwe Siart usenet at siart.de
Fri Oct 25 09:37:46 CEST 2019

"Akira Kakuto" <kakuto at w32tex.org> writes:

> Newer versions than '20190712' use
> IPC::Open3 ();
> and
> waitpid($pid, 0);
> for otftotfm.
> The waitpid($pid, 0) seems to be very unstable on perl
> for Windows.
> It sometimes succeeds and very often it does not exit
> in the case of autoinst.

Dear Akira,

Many thanks for your analysis. Then, probably, I'm going to ask the
author of autoinst if there's something that can be done about it.

May I cite your findings for that purpose?


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