psql crashes with snapshot - 2 files [1/1]

Thorsten Kampe
Mon Feb 18 19:51:00 GMT 2013

* Christopher Faylor (Mon, 18 Feb 2013 10:46:43 -0500)
> On Mon, Feb 18, 2013 at 04:27:17PM +0100, Thorsten Kampe wrote:
> >I just downloaded the PostgreSQL client tools and noticed that psql 
> >crashes every time. The usual rebase didn't help. I reverted cygwin1.dll 
> >to the latest official version (1.7.17, 2012-10-19) and now psql works 
> >fine.
> >
> >What can I do - if anything at all - to debug the issue? Obviously, I 
> >cannot test every single snapshot after October last year and see where 
> >the crash "starts"...
> It isn't clear why you couldn't do that

There were at around twenty five snapshots since October. To test them 
all would take a long time...

...but surprisingly already the first post 1.7.17 snapshot from 2012-11-
23 exhibits the problem[1].

> but you could at least provide
> *details* like cygcheck output

see attached file

> and what you mean by "crash".

>From a DOS prompt:

> psql --version
1 [main] psql 3196 exception::handle: Exception: STATUS_ACCESS_VIOLATION
626 [main] psql 3196 open_stackdumpfile: Dumping stack trace to 

And from a bash prompt:

$ psql --version
Segmentation fault

> If there is a stackdump file then posting that would be useful.


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