B20: cannot debug a program with GDB that has been linked with -ladvapi32

Mumit Khan khan@xraylith.wisc.edu
Wed Mar 31 19:45:00 GMT 1999

On Sun, 14 Mar 1999, Kai-Uwe Rommel wrote:

> If one compiles/links a program that uses a call from the Win32
> advapi32.dll (such as GetUserName), it cannot be debugged with
> gdb. When gdb attempts to debug such a program, the program crashes.

Can you possibly put together the smallest testcase that exposes this
problem? This will be very helpful if we were to try and find a 
workaround ala IBM.


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