cgdb fails with cygwin 3.2.0 but is OK with 3.1.6

René Berber
Tue Apr 13 19:13:57 GMT 2021

On 4/13/2021 1:56 PM, Arthur Norman via Cygwin wrote:
> René Berber wrote
>> At one time it was recommended to disable a Cygwin feature, something
>> like this:
>> alias cgdb="env CYGWIN=disable_pcon cgdb"
>> Not sure if this is still necesary.
> Thank you for the reminder about that. I had forgotten - however ion my 
> main Windows machine I have the CYGWIN variable set like that all the 
> time and in the VM that I tried with it is not - and in both cases cgdb 
> seems to behave well on the slightly old version of the cygwin package 
> but failed with the latest. So I do not think that is the issue here and 
> I might live advice as to whether I can now remove that setting of CYGWIN!

Probably.  And since you don't see any difference then that's proof that 
is no longer needed (in this case).

Sorry I couldn't be of more help, haven't used cgdb in a while.

More information about the Cygwin mailing list