debugging across fork

Andrew Dalgleish
Thu Aug 26 19:52:00 GMT 1999

> -----Original Message-----
> From:	Mumit Khan [SMTP:khan@xraylith.wisc.EDU]
> Sent:	Friday, August 27, 1999 12:43
> To:	Andrew Dalgleish
> Cc:	''
> Subject:	Re: debugging across fork 
> Andrew Dalgleish <> writes:
> > I have found a short repeatable 95 fork bug (see below).
> > 
> > How do I debug into the child of a fork?
> > 
> > I have Mumit's build of Insight, but I can't seem to get the
> > "follow-fork-mode" to work.
> It only works on HPUX 11.x, sorry. I believe this is documented in 
> the info docs, which I forgot to package up with the binaries. Please
> visit GDB web site at , and look
> at "Debugging with GDB - Running Programs Under GDB" node in the
> docs for details.
> btw, I finally ran the cygwin build and noticed that the balloon
> popups don't work when I position the pointer on say a variable.
> If it happens to others as well, it's probably a bug and needs
> to be reported. Works fine on Unix boxes I've tried.
[Andrew Dalgleish]  
I had noticed that.
If you hover over a function name the popup does show the function

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