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RE: DOH! Resolved RE: Compiling rsync 2.5.6 under Cygwin?
- From: "Glenn, Billy" <BDG3 at pge dot com>
- To: "Max Bowsher" <maxb at ukf dot net>, <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Thu, 13 Feb 2003 15:53:47 -0800
- Subject: RE: DOH! Resolved RE: Compiling rsync 2.5.6 under Cygwin?
Thanks SO much! I'm hoping the new rsync 2.5.6 binary I provided to the client resolves the problem - but if not, I'm certainly armed with EXCELLENT information on how to proceed.
Thanks for taking the time to write this up! You rule...
Have a great day,
From: Max Bowsher [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Thursday, February 13, 2003 3:43 PM
To: Max Bowsher; Glenn, Billy; firstname.lastname@example.org
Subject: Re: DOH! Resolved RE: Compiling rsync 2.5.6 under Cygwin?
Max Bowsher wrote:
> Glenn, Billy wrote:
>> Max- (jump to the end for the spoiler)
>> Thank you MUCH for your quick, and detailed response! I'll go look
>> to make sure I've got the Cygwin popt package installed. As to the
>> remainder of your questions, I'll take my best crack here, get with
>> my client (I have YET to witness the problem myself :-( and see if I
>> can get any of the additional output you requested. I'm not familiar
>> with the strace or gdb commands, but I'll familiarize myself and see
>> if I can provide the info.
> strace: Prints lots of debugging output from Cygwin DLL internals.
> strace -o outputfile rsync <rsyncoptions>
> Caveat: strace is a non-Cygwin program: It does *not* understand POSIX
> You can also connect to a running process: strace -p pid
> gdb: Probably easier to connect to a running, hung, process. The exe
> must be unstripped for this to be useful.
I forgot to say:
You must specify *both* the executable file name and the pid. Otherwise, you
don't see function names, only raw addresses.
gdb rsync.exe <pid>
Also, try gdb first. On all but WinXP (and possibly 2k, I don't know),
detaching from a process kills it. So you only get a chance to try one of
> Once you are connected to the process, type "bt" at the gdb prompt to
> get the report.
Make that "thread 1", then "bt".
> You can't use both gdb and strace simultaneously on one process
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