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Re: Cygwin 64 problem
On 11/27/2016 5:30 PM, Duncan Roe wrote:
On Sun, Nov 27, 2016 at 11:02:29AM -0500, Ken Brown wrote:
On 11/27/2016 9:03 AM, Girish Joglekar wrote:
Thank you for your reply on the Cygwin mailing list. I have created a
slightly smaller test example smaller than what I had created in Feb.
Attached is a tar file. After make insall if you run TEST.x and click
the Open button, it gives segmentation fault.
Hope you will be able to help.
Please keep the discussion on the mailing list so that people who might be
able to help will see it. I personally am not familiar with X11
programming, so I'm not one of those people.
I do have a few comments, however:
1. This may be slightly smaller than your previous program, but it is still
*very* far from a small test case. You really can't expect people to debug
a program of this size for you.
2. I suggest that you build with -Wall (as Marco already suggested in the
earlier discussion) and fix all the compiler warnings. I saw several that
need attention (aside from the many "unused variable" warnings). It
wouldn't hurt to also use -Wextra.
3. I also suggest that you use gdb to find out where the program is crashing
and why. You made a start on that in the discussion last March, but you
didn't follow through. (By the way, I recommend building without
optimization; otherwise you may not be able to get accurate information
about the crash from gdb.)
4. If, after the steps above, you still think the crash is due to a Cygwin
bug rather than a programming error, then try to extract from your program a
test case as small as possible that reproduces the crash.
I thought I would have a crack at this but immediately got the error:
testc.h:8:19: fatal error: Xm/Xm.h: No such file or directory
I thought /usr/include/Xm/ should come with motif, which I have installed.
What have I missed?
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