OpenSSH crashes - able to repeat the cause
Henry S. Thompson
Wed Jan 24 03:21:00 GMT 2001
Corinna Vinschen <email@example.com> writes:
> On Tue, Jan 23, 2001 at 11:01:12AM +0000, Henry S. Thompson wrote:
> > I'm trying as hard as I can with the resources I have available to
> > debug, by giving as much detail on the problem which has not otherwise
> > been provided, in the hopes that they will spark an 'aha!' reaction
> > from someone.
> > Would compiling id (the program which fails) from source with -g be a
> > useful step? Presumably not, because the crash goes in to the Win2k
> > debugger directly -- what would be required to get symbols available
> > for debugging at that point? I have a bit of experience debugging C
> You need a non stripped version of the Cygwin DLL and gdb. The
> non stripped version is easily produced by downloading the sources
> from cvs as descibed on http://www.cygwin.com/cvs.html and following
> the directions given on the same side.
So I've built and installed a non-stripped version, and I've read the
FAQ, but I don't see how to get GDB involved! I run ssh, I get the
crash. . . then what? I can't get GDB running to catch the error???
Henry S. Thompson, HCRC Language Technology Group, University of Edinburgh
W3C Fellow 1999--2001, part-time member of W3C Team
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