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Re: dumper.exe doesn't work

On Wed, Apr 18, 2001 at 08:20:24PM +0400, egor duda wrote:
>Wednesday, 18 April, 2001 Reinhard JESSICH wrote:
>RJ> I have compiled dumper.exe  with the latest cygnus environment 
>RJ> I have used the snapshot of gdb insight (2001-04-18) and the dumper sources
>RJ> from winsup/util from the cygwin-1.1.8-2-src.tar.gz package.
>RJ> The libbdf.a was from the gdb package.
>RJ> I got a core dump from dumper, but as I tried to read it with gdb I got a message,
>RJ> that this is no core dump.
>RJ> Please can you tell me whats wrong?
>RJ> Have I used the wrong sources?
>RJ> Is dumper not up to date. I mean hast the gdb core format changed since dumper
>RJ> was written? If yes, is there a patch to update the dumper sources?
>i don't think so. maybe gdb snapshots are built without cygwin core
>dumps support? can you build gdb yourself and check? make sure that
>configure finds sys/procfs.h and win32_pstatus_t in it.
>can you run 'objdump --all corefile' and post results here?

Is there something special that needs to be done to build a snapshot for
core dump support?  I wasn't aware of any special considerations for
doing this.


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