[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

bug#30785: Man pages truncated, repeated

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: bug#30785: Man pages truncated, repeated
Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 17:10:23 +0100
User-agent: Gnus/5.13 (Gnus v5.13) Emacs/26.1 (gnu/linux)

Pierre Neidhardt <address@hidden> skribis:

>> https://sourceware.org/gdb/onlinedocs/gdb/Forks.html
>> this might help here.
> Thanks Gábor.
> So I tried the following in gdb:
>> set follow-for-mode child
>> set detach-on-fork off
>> run emacs
> [inferior 2 completes]
>> inferior 1
> [inferior 3 completes]
>> inferior 1
> [inferior 4 completes]
>> inferior 1
> [inferior 5 hangs]
> GDB seems to be stuck on the 5th inferior.  Maybe this is not so reliable.

Maybe it’s just that the inferior is still running, no?

>> Can we trigger the segfault without libpipeline?
> "preconv" by itself seems to work perfectly.  It even works in man if it's in
> the PATH.  It only breaks from libpipeline.

What about reproducing the segfault and getting a core dump?  Roughly
you can do:

  ulimit -c unlimited
  man whatever that causes the crash
  gdb /path/to/preconv core



reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]