Re: prototype

Corey L. Carlson (
Wed, 11 Feb 1998 21:15:22 -0600 (CST)

From: "Corey L. Carlson" <>
Message-Id: <>
Subject: Re: prototype
In-Reply-To: <> from "David S. Cargo" at "Feb 11, 98 03:44:42 pm"
To: (David S. Cargo)
Date: Wed, 11 Feb 1998 21:15:22 -0600 (CST)

On getting the hypermail program debugged.
Make sure to pass the "-g" flag to gcc so debugging symbols get

Once done change to the directory with the executable

> gdb

you then should get a prompt like


at this point type run followed by the command line parameters

(gdb) run -m mymailbox -d .

or whatever your command line is.

it should then segfault on cue.

then typing where should give you a line number where the program is
breaking whether it is in a library or in user code.

If you need feel free to page me 608-9104.