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Re: gdb crashes when debugging setup.exe

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 09:59:44AM +0100, ludo wrote:
> Hi,
> I try to debug setup.exe but gdb crashes when I "start" the program
> * I get source of setup from CVS ( and 
> I build it with
>    ./doconfigure && make && make install
> * I try to start a debugging session :
> $ gdb ./setup.exe
> GNU gdb (cygwin-special)
> Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later 
> <>
> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
> There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
> and "show warranty" for details.
> This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-cygwin"...
> (gdb) start
> /netrel/src/gdb-6.8-2/gdb/breakpoint.c:5082: internal-error: 
> expand_line_sal_maybe: Assertion `found' failed.
> A problem internal to GDB has been detected,
> further debugging may prove unreliable.
> Quit this debugging session? (y or n) y
> As I understand, setup.exe is a "mingw" application
> my gdb is the "cygwin gdb"
> "cygwin gdb" can debug "mingw app" ? (I suppose that is right)
> any suggestions ?

Not from me.  I use Cygwin's gdb to debug setup.exe all of the time.


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