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Re: Problem suspending Cygwin-based GDB from Eclipse/CDT (and some findings)

On Dec  3 16:04, Stefan Bylund wrote:
> I looked at the cygwin change list from 1.5.19-4 to 1.5.20-1 
> ( and noticed 
> the following signal-related changes:
> * cgf: When sending signals, assume that any code which is not directly
> associated with a DLL or an executable is user code.
> * cgf: Pass cygwin signals to gdb. Fix the dreaded SIGSEGV found in some
> pthread functions.
> * corinna: Implement sigignore and sigset.
> * cgf: Make SA_RESTART sigaction flag work more like linux.
> It seems that one or more of the changes listed above (or some other 
> change(s) described in 
> is the cause of 
> this problem. It is a bit ironic that one of the changes mentions passing 
> cygwin signals to gdb since it is exactly this functionality that is now 
> broken but, from our experience, worked in 1.5.19-4.
> I'm cross posting this mail to the CDT mailing list as well, since there 
> may be other Eclipse/CDT users interested in this issue.
> Is there anything I can do to help in finding out why versions starting 

The best help would be a really simple testcase, written in plain C,
using the minimum amount of code to reproduce the problem.  This would
allow to track it down without having to play time machine.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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