[EXTERNAL] Re: dumper does not produce core that gdb recognizes?

Takashi Yano takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp
Sat Jul 9 00:22:51 GMT 2022

On Fri, 8 Jul 2022 23:09:27 +0000
"Lavrentiev, Anton \(NIH/NLM/NCBI\) \[C\] wrote:
> > Try using a more recent gdb.  I just tried your test case with gdb-12.1-1
> > (available as a test release), and it seemed to work.
> Thanks for the quick response...  Though I'd rather not use test releases.

The latest version of gdb that is not a test version is 11.2. But
you are using 9.2.

> The dumper binary and gdb in my case are supposed to be consistent with each other
> (installed from the set of release packages on the same day via setup)...  So I don't
> really understand the discrepancy here:  are you saying that dumper can produce a core
> that current gdb cannot read?  But that's bizarre!

Even if so, the combination of latest dumper.exe (in cygwin 3.3.5
package) and gdb 11.2 do not have such a problem. Therefore, we
have nothing to do for that.

Takashi Yano <takashi.yano@nifty.ne.jp>

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