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Re: 1.5.6-pre: Occasional bad memory accesses within cygwin1.dll
On Tue, 30 Dec 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Tue, Dec 30, 2003 at 02:36:12PM -0600, Brian Ford wrote:
> >On Mon, 29 Dec 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >> On Sun, Dec 28, 2003 at 03:52:33PM -0000, Max Bowsher wrote:
> >> >I installed a self-built cygwin HEAD version - mostly it works fine, but it
> >> >causes odd failures during builds (speculation: race when many processes
> >> >being created and destroyed?)
> >> >
> >> >The most common failure is a Windows error box:
> >> >
> >> >The instruction at "0x6108621a" references memory at "0x610030b0". The
> >> >memory could not be written.
> >> >
> >> >(These addresses are constant.)
> >> >
> >> >$ addr2line -e /bin/cygwin1.dll 0x6108621a 0x610030b0
> >> >.../src/winsup/cygwin/shm.cc:331
> >> >.../src/winsup/cygwin/cygthread.cc:34
> >> This isn't too useful, unfortunately. The line numbers are an artifact
> >> of the fact that there is no STABS information in the generated asm in
> >> 'sigfe.s'. Can you get an assembly listing of the lines around this
> >> instruction?
> >I think this is the same problem. It shows up all over the place for me
> >in the testsuite.
> >$ env
> >GNU gdb 5.3
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> >This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-cygwin"...
> >(gdb) r
> >Starting program:
> >Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> >0x6108bcad in _sigfe ()
> >Current language: auto; currently c++
> >(gdb) bt
> >#0 0x6108bcad in _sigfe ()
> >#1 0xffffffff in ?? ()
> >#2 0x00402b1f in cygwin_crt0 (f=0x401134 <main>)
> > at ../../../../cygwin/winsup/cygwin/lib/cygwin_crt0.c:24
> >#3 0x0040103c in mainCRTStartup ()
> >#4 0x77f1bb7b in _system_dlls__ ()
> >(gdb) disassemble
> >Dump of assembler code for function _sigfe:
> >0x6108bc90 <_sigfe>: push %edx
> >0x6108bc91 <_sigfe+1>: mov %fs:0x4,%eax
> >0x6108bc97 <_sigfe+7>: mov $0x4,%edx
> >0x6108bc9c <_sigfe+12>: xadd %edx,0xffffeff8(%eax)
> >0x6108bca3 <_sigfe+19>: lea 0x6108bcb1,%eax
> >0x6108bca9 <_sigfe+25>: xchg %eax,0x8(%esp,1)
> >0x6108bcad <_sigfe+29>: mov %eax,(%edx)
> >0x6108bcaf <_sigfe+31>: pop %edx
> >0x6108bcb0 <_sigfe+32>: ret
> >End of assembler dump.
(gdb) p $edx
$1 = 0
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