threads/2149: thread_db_get_info: cannot get thread info: generic error on fork()/execvp()

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Mon Jul 31 13:08:00 GMT 2006


The following reply was made to PR threads/2149; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@false.org>
To: alex@alex.org.uk, "Matthew M. DeLoera" <mdeloera@exacq.com>
Cc: gdb-gnats@sources.redhat.com
Subject: Re: threads/2149: thread_db_get_info: cannot get thread info: generic error on fork()/execvp()
Date: Mon, 31 Jul 2006 09:00:01 -0400

 On Tue, Jul 18, 2006 at 12:42:06PM -0000, alex@alex.org.uk wrote:
 > On certain calls to fork(), execvp(), gdb does the following:
 >   thread_db_get_info: cannot get thread info: generic error
 > after that it is unusable.
 
 This should now be fixed in the CVS repository, at least as long as you
 aren't trying to follow the child of the fork.  Could you give it a
 try?
 
 
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 Daniel Jacobowitz
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