segfault Xserver...current version (1.10, not 1.8)
Tue Aug 16 12:28:00 GMT 2011
On 16/08/2011 08:16, Linda Walsh wrote:
> Christopher Faylor wrote:
>> On Tue, Aug 09, 2011 at 05:55:31PM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
>>> Jon TURNEY wrote:
>>>>> Following the instructions at  to obtain an Xserver backtrace would
>>>>> also be of great help.
>>>>  http://x.cygwin.com/devel/backtrace.html
>>> Reading symbols from /usr/bin/Xwin...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
>> From the above web page:
>> To generate a useful backtrace, you will need an X server built with
>> debugging symbols. X server snapshots are built with debugging symbols
>> for this reason. Download the latest X Server snapshot from
>> ftp://cygwin.com/pub/cygwinx, uncompress it using bunzip2, and move it
>> to /usr/bin/XWin.exe
> Well, I DID follow the instructions provided by John....maybe that page
> should point to binaries that have symbols?
(Although it seems that the execute bit is removed by the time we download the
file, so I need to amend the instructions in that regard)
Perhaps you can generate a similar transcript?
> $ file /usr/bin/XWin.exe
> /usr/bin/XWin.exe: PE32 executable (GUI) Intel 80386 (stripped to external PDB), for MS Windows
> $ wget ftp://cygwin.com/pub/cygwinx/XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe.bz2
> --2011-08-16 13:19:25-- ftp://cygwin.com/pub/cygwinx/XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe.bz2
> => `XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe.bz2'
> Resolving cygwin.com (cygwin.com)... 126.96.36.199
> Connecting to cygwin.com (cygwin.com)|188.8.131.52|:21... connected.
> Logging in as anonymous ... Logged in!
> ==> SYST ... done. ==> PWD ... done.
> ==> TYPE I ... done. ==> CWD (1) /pub/cygwinx ... done.
> ==> SIZE XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe.bz2 ... 4123185
> ==> PASV ... done. ==> RETR XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe.bz2 ... done.
> Length: 4123185 (3.9M) (unauthoritative)
> 100%[==============================================================================>] 4,123,185 109K/s in 41s
> 2011-08-16 13:20:09 (97.3 KB/s) - `XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe.bz2' saved 
> $ bunzip2 XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe.bz2
> $ chmod +x XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe
> $ mv XWin.20110803-git-a493c0465e56ce0b.exe /usr/bin/XWin.exe
> $ file /usr/bin/XWin.exe
> /usr/bin/XWin.exe: PE32 executable (GUI) Intel 80386, for MS Windows
> $ gdb --args XWin
> GNU gdb (GDB) 184.108.40.20610727-cvs (cygwin-special)
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> Reading symbols from /usr/bin/XWin...done.
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