[Alpine-info] Solaris 8 "Alarm Clock" error
mbmiller+l at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 14:14:19 PDT 2009
On Tue, 10 Mar 2009, Christopher X. Candreva wrote:
> Related question then: Was there a patch posted that fixed the "hang
> after a pipe" problem, that didn't involve --without-debug
> --without-pthreads ?
> I've been running a version all day for myself without the above
> options, and haven't seen the "Alarm Clock" message. I just can't pipe,
> which is easy for me but not necessarily for my users. I recall such a
> patch, I recall SAVING such a patch, and now I can't find it.
I am quite sure that it was fixed in the version of Alpine 2.0 that I got
for Solaris 8 SPARC from Sunfreeware:
It's probably available for the other Solaris versions too.
>> (Now I am happily using Ubuntu instead and I dumped the old Solaris box
>> -- a once-upon-a-time $10K machine now essentially worthless. I know
>> that doesn't help you much!)
> This is a multi-user shell server used here by the die-hard customers
> who want their shell access. It's slated for upgrade but that takes
> time, and I would like to get migrate to mix format mailboxes before
Right. It took me forever to get around to it.
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