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Re: possible GDI resource leak

From: "Dave Page" <dpage(at)vale-housing(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Merlin Moncure" <merlin(dot)moncure(at)rcsonline(dot)com>,<pgsql-hackers-win32(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: possible GDI resource leak
Date: 2004-06-22 19:15:34
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> -----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

Regards, Dave

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