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Re: gdb : Exception in SetThreadName(unsigned long, char const*) () from /usr/bin/cygwin1.dll
Thanks a lot for your valuable help. I did update gdb to version
7.11.1-1 test release. Now it works fine.
Have a nice day,
On Sat, Sep 10, 2016 at 1:39 PM, Jon Turney <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> On 09/09/2016 05:15, Reto Huber wrote:
>> I am using cygwin for quite a while. Yesterday I did update.
>> Everything seemed to work smooth. Today I figured out that gdb does no
>> longer work debugging my project. Even a simple "Hello World" can not
>> be debugged anymore. The executable itself runs ok. Here the example
> Thanks for reporting this problem, and the test case.
>> gdb: unknown target exception 0x406d1388 at 0x7639c54f
>> Program received signal ?, Unknown signal.
> This is related to the thread name support added in 2.6.0
> The exception used to pass the thread name to the debugger is supposed to be
> caught internally if the debugger doesn't handle it, but this doesn't seem
> to be working correctly on x86.
>> Can you give me a hint how I can fix it? Can anyone reproduce the issue?
> At the moment, the workaround would be to downgrade to Cygwin 2.5.2, or to
> update to the gdb 7.11.1-1 test release (which has explicit handling for
> these thread naming exceptions)
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