xterm access violations (again)

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Thu Mar 24 20:53:00 GMT 2011

On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 04:40:01PM -0400, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>On Thu, 24 Mar 2011, webmaster wrote:
>>> I just built 269 and will uploaded it with the rest of the X11 updates.
>> It doesn't help. I built using cygport from what you've got in git and
>> I still get:
>> Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION at eip=61020497
>> eax=00DA80E0 ebx=6124298C ecx=76A10D06 edx=00371D48 esi=00000000 edi=0028F9F4
>> ebp=61020BE0 esp=0028C7C4 program=C:\Cygwin\bin\xterm.exe, pid 672, thread main
>> cs=0023 ds=002B es=002B fs=0053 gs=002B ss=002B
>> Stack trace:
>> Frame     Function  Args
>> End of stack trace
>> Note that I often (almost always) get this written to
>> xterm.exe.stackdump even when xterm opens successfully. Also note that
>> opening xterms is *much* slower than on XP.
>It would be nice to know whether the problem lies in xterm itself, or
>the libraries.  Is it possible to compile with the -g debug option,
>run that from gdb, to get a walkback?

The EIP (61020497) above suggests a potential problem in Cygwin.

Could we get some cygcheck output, as per http://cygwin.com/problems.html ?

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