X crash

Adam Jackson ajax at nwnk.net
Mon Mar 28 08:12:17 PDT 2011

On 3/27/11 11:50 PM, Matthew Monaco wrote:

> So, I don't mean for this to be a lesson in gdb. I was able to build
> Xorg with debugging symbols easily. When I start gdb and run 'continue'
> before Xorg crashes, nothing happens. It doesn't even bring me back to a
> (gdb) prompt. When I try to exit out of gdb, then Xorg crashes. I was
> expecting a (gdb) prompt after continue where I can wait for the
> segfault and run "bt full".

'continue' continues execution.  If it went back to the (gdb) prompt 
you'd be stopped again.  gdb will catch the segfault automatically once 
you've continued.

- ajax

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