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Re: cygwin > 1.7.9: Segmentation faults / STATUS_STACK_OVERFLOW

On Feb  7 17:31, Manuel Wienand wrote:
> Hi,
> I have the problem that I get a segmentation fault on the newer versions of the cygwin1.dll when debugging and a STATUS_STACK_OVERFLOW exception when running without debugger.
> I did an update of my cygwin stuff on Monday, and I'm using the latest snapshot dll. I'm quite sure it has something to do with the dll, because I did clean and rebuild with newest
> cygwin versions. Since this wasn't working, I got my old dll (from 29.03.2011) and it worked again. ÂI tried some other snapshot versions (up to 04.06.2011, since there are no old ones),
> but none of them worked.
> If I can get older snapshot versions, I might be able to track it down. But then again stack problems are hard to catch.
> I compiled my code with -fstack-protector-all --param ssp-buffer-size=4, but this didn't help me so far (well, maybe I'm not using it right.).
> Stacktrace of the first segmentation fault:
> Thread [11] 0 (Suspended : Signal : SIGSEGV:Segmentation fault)ÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ 
> _alloca() at ../../../libgcc/../gcc/config/i386/cygwin.asm:45 0x6116fd02	
> __small_vswprintf() at /netrel/src/cygwin-snapshot-20120202-1/winsup/cygwin/ 0x610dbdfe	
> 0x0	

Can you please create a simple testcase, in plain C, which allows to
reproduce the problem with minimal code?


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