gdb + cygwin
Mon May 31 21:10:00 GMT 1999
--- Charles Wilson <email@example.com> wrote:
> Earnie Boyd wrote:
> > --- Charles Wilson <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > >
> > > Okay, I tried this:
> > > gcc -Wall -c smain.c ===> no errors
> > > gcc -Wall -c gaaout.c ===> a few errors having to do with a return
> > > args)
> > > in a function that isn't supposed to return void. After I fixed 'em,
> > >
> > > gcc -Wall -c gaaout.c ===> no errors
> > > gcc -o smain smain.o gaaout.o ===> no errors
> > >
> > > execute `smain' ==> core dump. sigh.
> > How about referencing memory location zero due to a NULL pointer reference?
> > This will always SIGSEGV.
> > BTW, Mumit always suggests using Purify or ElectricFence to check the
> > allocation. I've often suggested using the -lmmalloc library.
> Well, linking with electricfence on HP-UX showed no problems. Will
> run in cygwin? (I would just try it and see, but perens.com seems to be down
> now, so I can't get the source code). Also, does efence check for NULL
> references in addition to memory allocation errors?
Don't know, is the answer to both questions. I've not had experience with
either Purify or ElectricFence yet.
"Earnie Boyd" < mailto:email@example.com >
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