Need help debugging a memory corruption bug in shfldr_unixfs.c
andi at rhlx01.fht-esslingen.de
Fri Aug 26 15:26:42 CDT 2005
On Fri, Aug 26, 2005 at 10:10:16PM +0200, Michael Jung wrote:
> 1) Can someone give me some advice on how to debug such a problem?
Why not use a watchpoint on that location?
Choose some significant function call a while before the crash,
have a breakpoint on that function (a DPA related function probably is best),
check out which infoPtr is the relevant one, then watch on the hdpaItems location, i.e.
then continue execution until it triggers and you know where the value got overwritten.
> 2) Did other people see this bug already?
> 3) Would valgrind be of help to debug this?
In theory it's possible, but valgrind currently doesn't work with Wine any more
(or rather the other way around), AFAIK.
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