[PATCH] Add minidump write utility

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Fri Feb 7 19:18:00 GMT 2014

On Feb  7 12:44, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 07, 2014 at 04:36:01PM +0000, Jon TURNEY wrote:
> >
> >This patch adds a 'minidumper' utility, which functions identically to
> >'dumper' except it writes a Windows minidump, rather than a core file.
> >	
> >I'm not sure if this is of use to anyone but me, but since I've had the patch
> >sitting around for a couple of years, here it is...
> >
> >2014-02-07  Jon TURNEY  <jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk>
> >
> >	* minidumper.cc: New file.
> >	* Makefile.in (CYGWIN_BINS): Add minidumper.
> >	* utils.xml (minidumper): New section.
> This is awesome.  Thanks.
> Could you add Red Hat as the copyright holder, like dumper.cc?
> You can feel free to check this in and update it as you see fit.
> Thanks for doing this.

I agree, but, like some other parts of our utils, you don't have to put
the Red Hat copyright in there if you go with a BSD-style license, Jon.
Look at the header of ldd.cc.  This is fine for new Cygin utils.

Just one, really important point:  Would you mind to add documentation
for the tool and its usage to utils.xml?

Thanks a lot,

Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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