varobj/1956: argc is always 0

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Sun Jun 5 01:58:00 GMT 2005


>Number:         1956
>Category:       varobj
>Synopsis:       argc is always 0
>Confidential:   no
>Severity:       serious
>Priority:       medium
>Responsible:    unassigned
>State:          open
>Class:          sw-bug
>Submitter-Id:   net
>Arrival-Date:   Sun Jun 05 01:58:00 UTC 2005
>Closed-Date:
>Last-Modified:
>Originator:     kernel-stuff@comcast.net
>Release:        gdb v6.3
>Organization:
>Environment:
AMD64 Gentoo 2005
>Description:
tux-gentoo flowlayout $ gdb ./flowlayout
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(gdb) b main
Breakpoint 1 at 0x403bf0: file main.cpp, line 34.
(gdb) r 1 2 3 4
Starting program: /home/parag/qt-x11-opensource-4.0.0-rc1-snapshot-20050604/examples/layouts/flowlayout/flowlayout 1 2 3 4
[Thread debugging using libthread_db enabled]
[New Thread 46912531523776 (LWP 13010)]
[Switching to Thread 46912531523776 (LWP 13010)]

Breakpoint 1, main (argc=0, argv=0x7fffffffee38) at main.cpp:34
34      {
(gdb) print argc
$1=0
--------------------------------------------------------
As seen the argc value is wrong as shown by GDB. If I print out argc in the program that works fine.
>How-To-Repeat:
Debug any program. Run with arguments. Check for value of argc - GDB shows it is always 0.
>Fix:

>Release-Note:
>Audit-Trail:
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