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From: ao950 AT FreeNet DOT Carleton DOT CA (Paul Derbyshire)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: TIP: If you ever see 0x00000000 in a traceback
Date: 1 Mar 1997 06:15:20 GMT
Organization: The National Capital FreeNet
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If you get a crash with a traceback of just 0x00000000 with nothing symify
can use, chances are you accidentally used a NULL pointer somewhere a
pointer to a function was expected. I.e.

int main (int argc, char *argv[]) {
  void (*func)(void);
  func=NULL;
  func();
}

will generate such a crash.

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Paul Derbyshire ao950 AT freenet DOT carleton DOT ca, http://chat.carleton.ca/~pderbysh

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