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Re: cygpath hang - using gdb

On Wed, Oct 08, 2003 at 08:00:21PM +0200, Hannu E K Nevalainen wrote:
>> I will be investigating the problem in every way that anyone can
>> think of as time permits. No promises though, as usual.
>> I'll have to learn bits and pieces of cvs and gdb for starters -
>> I'll do my best.
>$ MODE=ironic rant
> "I'll be back" - is this a general salute nowadays? ;-P
>You're about to see me trying to use gdb for the first time. Say after me
>please: "YES, WE LOVE IT!" ...  Ahh... I didn't hear you ;-)
>$ MODE=serious
>Looking at "sample use" in "info gdb" I see things that looks fairly
>straight forward and familiar. Now when I try "gdb --pid=<cygpath pid>" -
>when cygpath has hung - I end up with a situation that I don't recognise
>from that sample.
>A couple of "s" commands and the gdb session ends up having no "(gdb)"
>prompt. I get the impression that cygpath has stopped somewhere in a system
>DLL, and debugging fails in there. Killing cygpath makes the prompt return.

No, you've stepped into the part that is hanging, so gdb is waiting patiently
for it to return.


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