gdb 7.8 consistently fails to run executable - error is

Achim Gratz Stromeko@NexGo.DE
Thu Aug 21 08:02:00 GMT 2014


DGStevens <deansx <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I'm unable to use gdb on any c/c++ executables.  When I try, gdb issues the
> message "dll path too long" and fails to start the target executable.

Try cutting your PATH after the third component.  If that helps, you could
set CYGWIN_NOWINPATH either as a system or user variable from Windows and
have that done automatically (if you use sh/bash).


Regards,
Achim.


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