Commit c282e64f authored by Brad King's avatar Brad King
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Process: Workaround child kill trouble on Cygwin

When we kill a child we send SIGSTOP first so that we can traverse its
child processes recursively.  On unwinding the recursion we then send
SIGKILL.  Current Cygwin has trouble when both signals are sent in quick
succession by the parent process.  Add a usleep(1) after sending the
first signal to give up our time slice and give Cygwin a chance to
process the first signal before sending the second.

Change-Id: I75ab55cf969a0ea6104a9798c761c0ba1fcd1dbc
parent 2e00d252
......@@ -2413,6 +2413,12 @@ static void kwsysProcessKill(pid_t process_id)
/* Suspend the process to be sure it will not create more children. */
kill(process_id, SIGSTOP);
#if defined(__CYGWIN__)
/* Some Cygwin versions seem to need help here. Give up our time slice
so that the child can process SIGSTOP before we send SIGKILL. */
usleep(1);
#endif
/* Kill all children if we can find them. */
#if defined(__linux__) || defined(__CYGWIN__)
/* First try using the /proc filesystem. */
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