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Re: Execute "strace" on an executable in GNU make?
- To: "'cygwin at cygwin dot com'" <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Subject: Re: Execute "strace" on an executable in GNU make?
- From: Christopher Faylor <cgf at redhat dot com>
- Date: Mon, 30 Apr 2001 20:14:26 -0400
- References: <2C08D4EECBDED41184BB00D0B747334202FB4357@exchanger.cacheflow.com>
- Reply-To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
On Mon, Apr 30, 2001 at 04:39:21PM -0700, Karr, David wrote:
>I'm getting an unexplainable error (Invalid Argument) when I run a
>particular executable, but only when I run it from "make". The executable
>is not a cygwin executable. It runs fine when I run it from Bash or DOS,
>just not from within Make. I've tried changing the call from "<program>" to
>"cmd /c <program>" and "/bin/sh.exe -c <program>", but both of those fail.
>I tried putting a print statement at the top of "main" (It's a C program),
>but it doesn't get there when it fails.
>Will running the executable from the Makefile with "strace" help me? I'm
>trying to figure out how to do this, but no matter what I specify with
>"strace", I only get a zero length output file. Other people here with
>similar environments don't get this symptom.
strace only works on programs which use the cygwin DLL. IIRC, the
program that you are attempting to execute is not a cygwin program.
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