GDB Ctrl-C Interrupt Fails WORKAROUND

Dave Korn
Thu Jun 15 19:17:00 GMT 2006

On 15 June 2006 18:39, Kyle McKay wrote:

> On 15 Jun 2006 11:04:56 -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>> Lacking the ability to interrupt a running program severely limits
>>> gdb's usefulness.  Fortunately there's a workaround available.
>> Yep.  Use a console window.
> Maybe I haven't been clear.  THIS DOES NOT WORK.
> Compile the below hellowin.c program with the m$ visual C compiler.
> Start it up using gdb.  Run it, press CTRL-C, NOTHING HAPPENS.

  OTOH, Ctrl-Break 'works', but is not intercepted by GDB, which just reports
"Program exited normally".

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