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Re: Cygwin 1.1.0 gdb troubles

On Tue, Apr 18, 2000 at 04:45:45PM +1000, Boyd Adamson wrote:
>> On Tue, Apr 18, 2000 at 12:47:19AM -0400, Chris Faylor wrote:
>> >On Tue, Apr 18, 2000 at 02:32:46PM +1000, Boyd Adamson wrote:
>> >>Hi, I just installed cygwin 1.1.0. and I was looking forward to
>> playing with
>> >>Insight, but had a problem with gdb hanging when I run even the simplest
>> >>program under it.
>> >>[snip]
>> >>I'm on Win2000 with an NTFS filesystem if it makes any difference.
>> >
>> >Other people have reported that gdb hangs on W2K.  I don't know why,
>> >unfortunately.
>> Out of curiousity, are you able attach to a running process with this
>> version of insight?  Looking at gdb's code, it's possible that this will
>> go through a slightly different code path that may not hang.
>Actually, yes, I am able to attach to a running process, although I have to
>use the process ID that the Windows Task Manager gives, not the pid that
>bash gives for a background job. I saw this particular behavior in B20 also.

I.e., it's working as designed.  gdb works on more than just cygwin processes.


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