sshd crashing

Larry Hall (Cygwin)
Mon Jul 30 14:14:00 GMT 2012

On 7/28/2012 5:27 AM, Pawel Jasinski wrote:


> I also tried to core dump with:
> /usr/bin/cygrunsrv -I sshd -d "CYGWIN sshd" -p /usr/sbin/sshd -a "-D"
> -y tcpip -u cyg_server -w xxxxxx  -e CYGWIN="error_start=dumper -d %1
> %2"
> The file is there (/sshd.exe.core), but again gdb doesn't show any
> encouraging information:
> $ gdb /usr/sbin/sshd.exe sshd.exe.core
> GNU gdb (GDB) (cygwin-special)
> Copyright (C) 2011 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>
> This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
> There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
> and "show warranty" for details.
> This GDB was configured as "i686-cygwin".
> For bug reporting instructions, please see:
> <>...
> Reading symbols from /usr/sbin/sshd.exe...(no debugging symbols found)...done.
Without debug symbols, you're not going to see much useful in the debugger.
I'd recommend rebuilding the package as debug and trying again.



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