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Re: Gmake.exe error: process_easy: DuplicateHandle(In) failed (e=6)

From: Eli Zaretskii
Subject: Re: Gmake.exe error: process_easy: DuplicateHandle(In) failed (e=6)
Date: Fri, 02 Dec 2005 13:39:09 +0200

> From: "Tom Kronmiller" <address@hidden>
> Date: Thu, 1 Dec 2005 16:29:44 -0500
> Cc: 
> A while ago I was having this exact symptom in a similar context: on windows, 
> running gmake through a perl-based wrapper script.
> Ultimately it turned out (and I have no idea why) that when the perl script 
> included a back-tick command
>     $x = `some command`;
>     ....
>     system("gmake ....");
> then the problem would manifest, but not if the backtick was disabled by 
> something like
>     system("some command > tmpfile");
>     open(file "< tmpfile"); read, ... into $x;
>     ...
>     system("gmake ....");

It sounds like something is wrong with redirecting a standard handle,
but I need help to understand the details: what handle is the
offending one and why.  Can you try debugging this?

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