[PATCH] fhandler_pipe: add sanity limit to handle loops

Jeremy Drake cygwin@jdrake.com
Wed Dec 29 05:45:50 GMT 2021

On Mon, 27 Dec 2021, Jon Turney wrote:

> On 24/12/2021 00:29, Jeremy Drake via Cygwin-patches wrote:
> > again, so I can't confirm this.  I took a core with 'dumper' but gdb
> > doesn't want to load it (it says Core file format not supported, maybe
> > something with msys2's gdb?).
> I think you need gdb 11 (for this patch set [1], which is also in cygwin's
> gdb 10 package) to read x86_64 cygwin core dumps.
> [1] https://sourceware.org/pipermail/gdb-patches/2020-August/171232.html

Thanks, this was the problem.  But the core dump wasn't much help anyway,
the stuff I was interested in was pre-exception, and the backtrace
seemed to stop at the exception handling (unlike when 'live' debugging
when the stack trace continued).

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