Debugging child process

Corinna Vinschen
Thu Nov 9 06:03:00 GMT 2000

Andrej Borsenkow wrote:
> I need to debug a process immediately after fork. IIRC gdb under cygwin cannot
> continue debugging across forks (is it correct?) I've tried to add sigpause()
> to be able to attach to child, but somehow it does not work. Child stops, I
> can attach and set breakpoint, but cont'ing does not works (I say cont and
> send signal from shell but child never seems to hit breakpoint).
> Any idea?

Did you attach to the correct process? I'm asking because you have
to care for the PID. GDB needs the WINPID as argument, not the Cygwin

Just a hint,

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