Is there some test app that reliable crashes?

Uwe Bonnes bon at
Tue Feb 25 15:53:22 CST 2003

>>>>> "Gerhard" == Gerhard W Gruber <sparhawk at> writes:

    Gerhard> On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 13:45:30 -0800, Dan Kegel <dank at>
    Gerhard> wrote:
    >> but in practice, only the bad pointer access does.  For some reason,
    >> raise(), assert(0), and abort() fail to trigger the debugger.
    >> You can compile this easily with mingw or msvc running under wine.
    >> (I did it with msvc.)

    Gerhard> Thanks. I have neither installed, so it would be faster for me
    Gerhard> to reboot. :) Anyway I just managed to fire the debugger. As I
    Gerhard> understood the winehq instruction I thought that winedbg will
    Gerhard> be fired as soon as an exception occurs, just like in windows
    Gerhard> when Visual Studio is installed (or any other debugger for that
    Gerhard> matter). But this doesn't work for me, or I missunderstood
    Gerhard> it. Now I tried running agent directly from within winedbg and
    Gerhard> this works so far. I still have to get accustomed to these
    Gerhard> tools, though. :)

Why nor write Dan's example a ../dll/kernel/test/xx file? No windows
compiler needed. But don't make run by default :-)

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