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Re: Mysterious gdb behavior.

On 27 Jul 2002 at 6:50, Sylvain Petreolle wrote:

> > Now why is it suddenly complaining that perfectly good executables 
> > are bad? Or if the executables really are bad, why the hell do they 
> > *work* (at least, run and crash rather than fail to run at all) when 
> > launched from bash? Bash and gdb presumably spawn processes in the 
> > same way, however unix does that, and with the cygwin compatibility 
> > layer between that and however Windows spawns processes.
> > 
> Did you try this with several executable files ?
> The error could come from a single hosed file.

$ gdb -nw hw
GNU gdb 5.0 (20010428-3)
Copyright 2001 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Pu
welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it
Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "sho
This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-cygwin"...
(gdb) run
Starting program: /home/Paul Derbyshire/antheria/hw.exe
Error creating process /home/Paul Derbyshire/antheria/hw.exe, (error 

(gdb) quit

$ ./hw
Hello, world!

Hosed executable, my arse. My test executable ran fine from the 
prompt three microseconds after choking gdb.

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