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RE: Problems with zsh 3.1.9 and cygwin

> I am using windows 2000 server with cygwin 1.1.2 (or whatever
> the newest
> release is; I downloaded it yesterday).  The code for zsh
> 3.1.9 builds fine
> without modification.  However, when I run it, I get the error:
>       0 [main] zsh 18877 handle_exceptions: Exception:
>     913 [main] zsh 18877 stackdump: Dumping stack trace to
> zsh.exe.stackdump
> and the following stackdump:

I understand, that it is of little help, but I can build and run current
Zsh code (I do not remember, if I tried stock 3.1.9 - but it is very
probable) in exactly the above configuration. There are a couple of
glitches wrt pty support but apart from that it runs fine.
> I also poked around the code a bit.  It appears to crash in
> params.c at line
> 508 (using gdb to discover this)
>     for (envp = new_environ, envp2 = environ; *envp2; envp2++) {

Wow! I was never able to use GDB under Cygwin. How do you do it?


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