Short gdb question.

Ryan Johnson
Thu May 3 21:01:00 GMT 2012

On 03/05/2012 7:47 PM, wrote:
> Is this the right place to suggest that gdb be upgraded for cygwin. If 
> not where could I suggest that? If this is an acceptable place then 
> can I add here that if you guys do upgrade gdb that I was hoping you 
> could make it a bit more detailed maybe make it to show a bit more 
> information about crashes. An example is that I m working with a 
> linked list and when the program crashes gdb prints out and only 
> prints out the words below this text. I am left clueless about the error.
> Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
> 0x7ffe0304 in ?? ()
This happens only with SIGABRT, AFAIK. You can work around it by setting 
a breakpoint on "_abort" which will catch the problem before the stack 
gets lost in windows-land.

For SIGSEGV (usually an unintentional error), gdb usually does the right 
thing and gives you the offending stack trace.


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