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From: Vic <tudor AT cam DOT org>
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: Allegro general protection fault
Date: Tue, 24 Jun 1997 09:25:44 -0400
Organization: Communications Accesibles Montreal
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Rainer (RAUBER) De Temple wrote:
> What the hell is this?  I thought, so then, I took out the resetting the
> random number generator.  but that didn't work.  Then I took out
> shooting.  that didn't work.  I've taken out just about everything I had
> added in the last few days and still nothing.  I can't find the problem
> and I'm sure it's something really simple.
SIGSEGV means SIGnal SEGment Violation. Basically you'r program tried to
acces data that was not in it's allocated space. Usually this means you
have a pointer you did not initialise. Like a BITMAP *buffer; and then
you acces the buffer without calling buffer=create_bitmap(x,y);.
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