gdb not working properly in Cygwin

Marco Atzeri
Wed Feb 3 21:40:35 GMT 2021

On 22.01.2021 00:30, Ken Brown via Cygwin wrote:
> On 1/21/2021 5:27 PM, Tord Andreasson via Cygwin wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I encounter the same issue too.
>> gdb starts however there is no gdb prompt, nothing is echoed and 
>> nothing is
>> printed on the bash window except an empty blank line. From now you 
>> operate
>> blindfolded.
> Many errors are to be expected, so your excerpt of gdb.strace doesn't 
> really tell us much.  Please post the full strace output somewhere.  And 
> please send cygcheck output *as an attachment* as instructed here:
> Ken

I can replicate the issue if I run gdb from CMD
while from Mintty or Cygwin.bat it works fine.

It seems latest versions are misreading the CMD terminal


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