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RE: B20.1: Thread support seems to be broken in 'gdb'
- To: Jon Leichter <jon at symas dot com>
- Subject: RE: B20.1: Thread support seems to be broken in 'gdb'
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Thu, 21 Oct 1999 21:37:28 -0700 (PDT)
- Cc: cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- Jon Leichter <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I know that Cygwin is not thread safe. I was under the assumption that this
> specifically applies to the Cygwin DLL, which I am not using in the sample
> that I've provided. My sample is a pure Mingw32 compiled program and does not
> use the Cygwin DLL. The resulting binary IS supported because the threads are
> managed by Win32 DLLs.
> The issue is whether or not (Cygwin's provided) 'gdb' is supposed to handle
> threads. As I pointed out, Mingw32's distribution of 'gdb' has no problem
> debugging threads. It seems reasonable to expect the same from Cygwin's
But how can a non-thread safe package debug a package using threads? The
cygwin gdb uses cygwin, the mingw32 gdb does not. And Chris Faylor would say
"patches are gratefully accepted".
Earnie Boyd <mailto:email@example.com>
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