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Re: emacs 20.7 crashes sometimes under HP-UX 10.20


From: Klaus Zeitler
Subject: Re: emacs 20.7 crashes sometimes under HP-UX 10.20
Date: 18 Jan 2001 13:14:13 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.0808 (Gnus v5.8.8) Emacs/20.7

>>>>> Thus quoth address@hidden (Eli Zaretskii):
    Eli> 
    Eli> On 17 Jan 2001, Klaus Zeitler wrote:
    Eli> 
    >> GNU gdb 5.0 Copyright 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc.  GDB is free
    >> software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you are welcome
    >> to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain conditions.
    >> Type "show copying" to see the conditions.  There is absolutely no
    >> warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for details.  This GDB was
    >> configured as "hppa1.1-hp-hpux10.20"...  Core was generated by `emacs'.
    >> Program terminated with signal 11, Segmentation fault.
    >> 
    >> warning: The shared libraries were not privately mapped; setting a
    >> breakpoint in a shared library will not work until you rerun the program
    Eli> 
    Eli> This means that the core file doesn't have enough information for GDB
    Eli> to  find the source and/or debug info about shared libraries.
    Eli> therefore, you  cannot put breakpoints in shared libraries unless you
    Eli> rerun the program.   (Rerunning the program makes this info available
    Eli> to GDB.)  This is  irrelevant for you, since you are debugging a core
    Eli> dump, where  breakpoints cannot be used anyway.
Yes I know I already figured that one out from gdb info
    Eli> 
    >> warning: Can't find file emacs referenced in dld_list.
this one I still don't know, but the HP gdb version doesn't spit out this
warning
    Eli> 
    Eli> This means that GDB cannot find the Emacs executable file.  How did
    Eli> you  invoke GDB, exactly?
gdb /vol/freeware/HP-UX-B.10.20/emacs/20.7/bin/emacs core
    Eli> 
    Eli> In any case, I'd say you should report this to the GDB mailing list
    Eli> (address@hidden) and ask whether these are known problems,
    Eli> especially since the other version of GDB didn't have the second
    Eli> problem.
well I did file a report to address@hidden beginning of this month.

And most important the HP gdb version is able to show a backtrace.

Klaus

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