Re: [newbie] Vnum mob <name> crashing game

From: Daniel Koepke (
Date: 01/06/97

On Tue, 7 Jan 1997, Nic Suzor wrote:

> i have looked through the vnum command, and cant see anything that would
> cause a crash. If anyone can see what i missed, please tell me

Debuggers are your friend.  If you don't have one, get one. It comes
in use when you have odd crashes.

Now, as for this, it may be that you have mobiles without names or
keywords, thus causing a null pointer problem in vnum_mobile().  I
would suggest, first, though, that you try a debugger (gdb) on the
core and executable.  Chances are that it'll point you in the correct

Daniel Koepke
Forgive me father, for I am sin.

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