gdb/247: ../../opcodes/../ltconfig[92]: The fork function failed. There is not enough memory available.

John David Anglin dave@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca
Mon Nov 26 11:48:00 GMT 2001


The following reply was made to PR gdb/247; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: "John David Anglin" <dave@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca>
To: dave@hiauly1.hia.nrc.ca (John David Anglin)
Cc: ac131313@cygnus.com, dave.anglin@NRC.CA, gdb-gnats@sources.redhat.com
Subject: Re: gdb/247: ../../opcodes/../ltconfig[92]: The fork function failed. There is not enough memory available.
Date: Mon, 26 Nov 2001 14:44:16 -0500 (EST)

 > > As an aside, this is a known problem in GDB 5.1 (see the file gdb/README).
 > 
 > I tried the current cvs last night and the problem is fixed.  However, I
 > still haven't been able to build a functional gdb for hppa64-hp-hpux11.00 :-(
 
 As a follow up, Jeff Law suggested that defining vfork to fork might
 resolve the problem with the child process.  That seems to have done
 the trick and gdb can now successfully run programs :-)
 
 Dave
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