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RE: latex coredumps on cygwin 1.5.14-1
- From: "Dave Korn" <dave dot korn at artimi dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Mon, 4 Apr 2005 13:09:53 +0100
- Subject: RE: latex coredumps on cygwin 1.5.14-1
>From: Jan Nieuwenhuizen
>Sent: 04 April 2005 08:57
> Bernhard Ege writes:
>> I tried running latex with strace:
>> $ strace latex
>> One or more CON code pages invalid for given keyboard code
>> And a windows saying:
>> Title: 16 bit MS-DOS Subsystem
>> The NTVDM CPU has encountered an illegal instruction.
> That's odd, comparing it with gdb
This is symptomatic of attempting to execute ASCII text as x86 opcodes. I
suspect strace has opened the symlink rather than the actual latex exe!
Can't think of a witty .sigline today....
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