PR/2386 [2/2]: MinGW attach to process without an exec file

Eli Zaretskii
Sat Dec 29 16:08:00 GMT 2007

> Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2007 14:26:26 +0000
> From: Pedro Alves <>
> CC:,
> > Better ways than what?  Perhaps I misunderstood the patch, but it
> > looks like you are using Process32First on Windows 9x, which is a
> > perfectly good way.  What am I missing?
> > 
> I wasn't talking about 9x, there we always have ToolHelp32 available.
> I meant better ways to get at the full path to the image from a
> pid *on NT* without using NtQueryObject (ObjectNameInfo), which I
> don't think we can rely on to always work, or relying on
> having psapi.dll available.

How about ToolHelp32: is that available on NT?  If so, perhaps using
it instead of Nt* internal APIs is a better way?

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