Re: Debugging OasisOLC

From: Admin of The Keep (
Date: 10/12/96

On Sat, 12 Oct 1996, Ground Zero Enterprises wrote:

> 	This probably will sopund newbie-ish to some people but how can I 
> go about using gdb to track down some of the memory crash bugs in OasisOLC?
> Trying to use core files cause the crash is always in soem malloc related 
> fucntion or just ?? with some memory address (yes I compile with -g, 
> seems only memory related crashes show a bunch of ?? entries in the core 
> file).  Is there some way to track how the memory is being changed so I 
> can figure out what function is causing the problem? I am running Linux 
> and although I had more crashes on the Solaris system I was on, I still 
> get crashes like this _sometimes_ when using zedit new.  Even if it does 
> crash tho all files are properly created, it just crashes a second after 
> I type the command.  Any one have any suggestions. 

  It might be useful to 'print' variables and their contents and then
  check how they're used in zedit.

  "Forgive me father, for I am sin."

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