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Report #:  9311   Status: Reported
Debugger keeps stopping whilst debugging program using pthreads
Project:  C++BuilderX/BC++ 2005 Build #:  1.0.1.103
Version:    1.0 Submitted By:   Steven Cox
Report Type:  Basic functionality failure Date Reported:  10/12/2004 3:23:25 AM
Severity:    Serious / Highly visible problem Last Updated: 10/12/2004 5:56:17 AM
Platform:    All platforms Internal Tracking #:  
Resolution: None  Resolved in Build: : None
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Description
OS: Red Hat Fedora Core 2
Kernel: 2.6.6-1.435.2.3
HW: P4 2.4 GHz
glib: 2.3.3-27

I run into problems whilst debugging my software from within the IDE, but NOT when I debug using gdb externally (with or without other front ends to it).

When debugging my software will start and run fine, but once I stop execution (via a breakpoint or the pause button) the debugger cannot restart properly - it keeps stopping trapped on some signal after executing very little code (its not very specific about which one).

I changed the OS exceptions to allow SIG32 and upwards to pass through the debugger with no effect.  I upgraded gdb to the latest version (6.2) with no effect either (although since I can debug my software using gdb externally anyway this was pointless).

Since running gdb externally to C++BuilderX can debug my software, it is not related to some of the more common gdb problems using pthreads (stripped pthread library file[mine isn't], or not supporting pthreads[it does]).


Steve.
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