Analyzing a SEG FAULT that gdb doesn't help with

Michael Enright
Fri Jul 31 18:46:00 GMT 2015

On Fri, Jul 31, 2015 at 5:51 AM, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> I think you need to use the gdb command 'set cygwin-exceptions on' to tell
> gdb to break on exceptions inside the cygwin DLL (by default they are
> ignored, as they may be generated during normal operation when checking a
> pointer is valid)
> I shall have to see if I can find a place for these last couple of answers
> in the FAQ or documentation somewhere.  It's rather too obscure at the
> moment.

This is going to help, I have another application (which I don't even
know yet if it uses strftime because I didn't write it) that is
falling over in a similar fashion, with a different 0x61xxxxxx address

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