[Openmcl-devel] Crash on x64 ccl when loading weblocks

Gary Byers gb at clozure.com
Fri Dec 3 00:12:40 PST 2010

On Fri, 3 Dec 2010, Ralph Moritz wrote:

> It seems what I need to do is rebuild the CCL kernel as described
> in?http://trac.clozure.com/ccl/wiki/WindowsNotes, editing the Makefile to
> enable?debugging symbols. Then I'll be able to track down the errant
> function, but first I have to download the 64-bit version of Cygwin.
> <rant>What a lot of work! IMHO CCL should include copies of the executables
> built with debugging symbols so that we can just run gdb instead of having
> to download Cygwin & rebuild everything.</rant>

The executables included in CCL contain debugging symbols (in GNU
stabs format, which MS tools generally don't understand).  I have no
idea why you think that they don't, but agree that it would be pretty
stupid for them not to.

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