Malloc hang

Johnson, Allen G
Wed Mar 10 00:15:00 GMT 2004

Thanks for the quick response.  I assumed you were saying use the
snapshots because debugging is enable?  I used the
cygwin-inst-20040305.tar.bz2 file but there is know debugging found.
Used the cygwin.dll and the same thing.  Am I missing something?

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Hall [] 
Sent: Tuesday, March 09, 2004 2:08 PM
To: Johnson, Allen G;
Subject: Re: Malloc hang

At 02:55 PM 3/9/2004, you wrote:
>I am executing a program this parses xml files using libxml2. It only 
>hangs with one of my xml files works fine with others..  I have used 
>gdb to find the specific library call to malloc that is hanging.
>It is hard for me to debug the problem any more because after this 
>malloc call is mad the program hangs and doesn't return to the next 
>line of code or print anymore debugging information. I have tried 
>changing cygwin max memory to see if I have run out of memory but this 
>does not help. Although I am not sure if this will help I have tried to

>make cygwin files with debugging enabled but get errors in the compile 
>I know this is not enough info to give me an answer but if you could 
>please point me in the right direction. If you think that compiling 
>cygwin with debugging will help...can you get binaries with debugging 
>enabled already since I am having problems compiling.
>OS: Win2k SP3
>Cygwin: 1.5.7

Why not try a snapshot? <>

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