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Re: possible GDI resource leak

From: "Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>
To: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
Cc: <pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: possible GDI resource leak
Date: 2004-06-22 19:24:46
Message-ID: 6EE64EF3AB31D5448D0007DD34EEB34101AE71@Herge.rcsinc.local (view raw or flat)
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Dave Page wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > [mailto:pgsql-hackers-win32-owner(at)postgresql(dot)org] On Behalf
> > Of Merlin Moncure
> > Sent: 22 June 2004 19:55
> > To: pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org
> > Subject: [pgsql-hackers-win32] possible GDI resource leak
> >
> > I'm running a recent snapshot and started noticing strange
> > behavior on the desktop.  Explorer was refusing to hide/show
> > windows and right-clicking on the application icon in the
> > explorer bar refused to show the system menu.  For those of
> > you not in the know, this is the classic sign that your
> > system is out of handles (yes, this can even happen on 2000/XP).
> >
> > I began killing processes one by one to see who it was and
> > everything returned to normal after shutting down the server.
> >  This could have been a fluke, but be sure to mention it if
> > you experience something similar.
> 
> Hi Merlin,
> 
> I have seen similar symptoms myself recently, however I have been
> running PostgreSQL quite rarely - mainly I've been compiling it and
the
> installer. I'm beginning to think it's the msys console, as a) that
> seems to be the common thing running when this happens, and b)
> occasionally when I shutdown I get a message saying rxvt couldn't be
> terminated.
> 
> Regards, Dave

Possibly, I should have been paying more attention.  My particular
server has been up for several days.  I'll redirect stdout and see if
that makes a difference.

Merlin

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