dtable changes causing _very_ slow startup and process-startup headache. [was Re: auto-import ld]

Christopher Faylor cgf@redhat.com
Thu Jun 7 15:51:00 GMT 2001

On Fri, Jun 08, 2001 at 08:35:22AM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Christopher Faylor" <cgf@redhat.com>
>To: <cygwin-developers@sources.redhat.com>
>Sent: Friday, June 08, 2001 5:51 AM
>Subject: Re: dtable changes causing _very_ slow startup and
>process-startup headache. [was Re: auto-import ld]
>> What clues are you hoping for that wouldn't be immediately apparent
>> running gdb on this?  If there is a substantial delay, it should be
>> easy to figure out where this is.
>There are no clues immediately apparent _after_ running GDB on this.
>Should != what I experienced.
>Clues_p (If it was a known HEAD issue, or if it sparked a memory for
>How do you get gdb to stop in cygwin1.dll before main() is reached? The
>delay occurs during dll initialisation AFAICT, and I haven't managed to
>find out how to stop that early on.

Set a breakpoint in the appropriate routine.

You can use the "dll" command to preload cygwin1.dll.


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