b19 SIGSEGV in _size_of_stack_reserve

Tim Harding tjh@quadstone.com
Wed Dec 9 01:58:00 GMT 1998

> Trying to run a pgrm I compiled under b19, I am getting an error. Under GDB, it 
> > get 
> > 
> > 0x100451 _size_of_stack_reserve
> > 
> > It looks like a stack pb... any idea?
> Hi Felix
> I have a similar problem having compiled IVtools.
> I run the code and it falls over in
> _size_of_stack_reserve. Did you find an answer?
> I am compiling with b20 but linking with a
> the standard libX11 (X11R6.3) which was built
> with b19.  Therefore it's loading the cygwin DLL twice (under different names), and I did wonder
> if that was causing problems.

I received the following reply.  It may be obvious
what's going on to some of you, but others may
find the reply interesting:

> Look:  when there is a trap in the dlls, gdb, that doesn't understand
> anything about dlls really tries to find the closest symbol to the
> trap, and that is always that _size_of_stack_reserve_
> --
> Jacob Navia     Logiciels/Informatique
> 41 rue Maurice Ravel                    Tel 01
> 93430 Villetaneuse                      Fax 01
> France

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