Cygwin shell eats Windows exceptions?

Bill Smith
Thu Oct 13 15:24:00 GMT 2016

I'm trying to run my Windows C++ application which has a call to DebugBreak() to bring up the popup asking if you want to debug this application or terminate it.  If I run the program within Cygwin, the program just exits. 

If I run the application from a Windows command prompt, I get the Windows popup that I'm expecting.  It seems that the Cygwin shell is eating exceptions (sigsegv or similar signals?).  Is there a way for me to disable this behavior?  

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