Blocking automatic debugger launch

Izak Burger izakb at
Tue Nov 9 06:55:13 CST 2004

Andreas Mohr wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sun, Nov 07, 2004 at 09:13:36PM -0800, Kenneth Porter wrote:
>>I've got an app that seems to be crashing during shutdown. (Tribes 
>>Vengeance dedicated server) I'm running it detached inside a screen 
>>session, and I don't want the debugger to automatically launch when the 
>>app crashes. I just want the thing to die when I send it a "quit" command. 
>>Currently I've hacked the registry setting and changed the debugger name 
>>to "true". Is there a cleaner way to accomplish this?
> Anyway, I guess that Wine WILL do the debugger invocation once there's
> an exception, so your approach should be fine.

I had a similar problem.  My solution was to simply redirect stdin to 
/dev/null.  The app crashes, the debugger starts and read EOF from 
stdin.  It terminates, problem solved :-)


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