new core files

Chris Faylor
Tue May 11 08:17:00 GMT 1999

On Tue, May 11, 1999 at 10:52:44AM +0400, Egor Duda wrote:
>M> Wouldn't it be more appropriate for this platform
>M> to get gdb.exe to work correctly with JIT than
>M> to clutter up everyones disks with a bunch of
>M> core files that most people would have no
>M> idea how to use, or why they are getting them?
>I've already posted a patch to allow JIT debugging of cygwin apps with
>gdb. Core files are good to find out why in hell one of your daemons
>crashed at 03:00am and dragged all your system down at 03:05am.
>Actually, i intend to add support for jit debugging and core dumping
>in a uniform way. You would just specify through %CYGWIN% a program to
>run in a case of trap and application will try to start it (passing
>some   info   about   itself).   Will   this   program  be  gdb(jit),
>core-dumper(post-mortem), something else or nothing -- it's up to you.

That sounds perfect to me.


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