[Libav-user] Possible fix for rare core-dumps in H264

Carl Eugen Hoyos cehoyos at ag.or.at
Fri Jun 21 11:58:52 CEST 2013

Mark Stevans <mark39518 at ...> writes:

> > gdb works fine on Windows (7)
> I spent days trying to debug earlier bugs with 
> Windows GDB, but couldn't get decent stack 
> traces -- I tried every possible debugging 
> flag and symbol format to no avail.

That surprises me:
I am regularly using gdb to debug on Windows 7 
and I do no remember that it ever worked worse 
than on Linux.
Or in other words: It is possible that no 
backtrace is available (for example because 
the stack was corrupted) but generally I 
get all necessary debug information (just as 
on a Posix system) and I usually get backtrace 
etc. to be used for FFmpeg bug reports.

What did not work for you?
Did you maybe use gdb on a stripped 

Carl Eugen

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