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Date: Tue, 28 Oct 1997 11:20:23 +0100 (MET)
From: Hans-Bernhard Broeker <broeker AT physik DOT rwth-aachen DOT de>
Subject: Re: Bug in strip/djp (was: Re: Need information !!!)
In-reply-to: <3.0.16.19971027182913.08af3ee2@hem1.passagen.se>
To: Peter Palotas <blizzar AT hem1 DOT passagen DOT se>
Cc: djgpp AT delorie DOT com
Message-id: <Pine.LNX.3.91.971028110626.114A-100000@acp3bf>
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On Mon, 27 Oct 1997, Peter Palotas wrote:

> >> However, running strip on the compiled .exe file, and THEN running djp on
> >> the program and the program gives me a GPF.
> >
> >This, if true, would really be strange. Maybe you should post the symify'd
> >traceback to the author of djp and/or the list.
> 
> This is true I'm afraid. Making a program containing nothing but a main()
> returning 0, then running strip on it, and then djp will make the program
> crash. Using djp 1.05, and strip 2.8.1
> 
> What is this you tell me about symify'd traceback by the way?

Well, almost all sorts of crash of DJGPP programs result in a traceback
(register dump, and a list of return addresses) being displayed on the
screen. Normally, this traceback can be translated into a set of function
addresses by using 'symify' on it. For details look up 'info util symify'. 

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