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Re: Vim segv'ing

On Jun 30 16:23, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun 30 07:30, Nellis, Kenneth wrote:
> > > From: Corinna Vinschen
> > > Works fine for me.  If I'm admin, writing works, if I'm not admin,
> > > writing fails with permission denied.  Could you please send your
> > > cygcheck output per as well as an
> > > strace which shows what happens, like this:
> > > 
> > >   $ strace -o vim.trace vim-nox /etc/hosts
> > >   :wq!
> > 
> > FWIW, I see the same problem as the OP. The strace command interferes
> > with vim so that it won't recognize ESC to allow the ":" to be
> > recognized, so I can't ":wq!" as requested. strace output nevertheless
> > attached as is cygcheck -svr output.
> You strace shows nothing, it just stops at one point.  Are you running
> from a console or from mintty?  When running in a console in default
> notty mode, :w! or :wq! works fine.  Can you try again?  Perhaps with
> other strace flags?
>   strace -o vim.trace -m 0xffff vim-nox /etc/hosts

I suddenly can reproduce the problem.  For some reason it occurs only if
both, vim and the Cygwin DLL, are compiled with -O2.  Darn.  This does
not make debugging exactly easier :-P  All I can say at this point is
that the stack gets overwritten at one point.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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