Re: abort()ing inside segv handler

From: George (greerga@CIRCLEMUD.ORG)
Date: 06/30/98

On Tue, 30 Jun 1998, James Turner wrote:

>Has anyone had any experience with getting a clean core file using
>abort() (or any other piece of crashing code) inside a SEGV handler?
>#0  segvsig (sig=11) at comm.c:1751
>#1  0xbfffc5d4 in ?? ()

Could have been corrupted by the crash.  Try using this in the segv
handler if you have GCC:

fprintf(stderr, "%p\n", __builtin_return_address(0));

Then see how that compares to #1.  (Although it might be a good idea to use
something other than fprintf...)

George Greer, | Genius may have its limitations, but          | stupidity is not thus handicapped.    |                  -- Elbert Hubbard

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