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[Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#4304) Crashing gtk client using 'Go to'

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Subject: [Freeciv-Dev] Re: (PR#4304) Crashing gtk client using 'Go to'
From: "Vasco Alexandre da Silva Costa" <vasc@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 16:50:52 -0700
Reply-to: rt@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

On Mon, 26 May 2003, Jason Short wrote:

> --On Sunday, May 25, 2003 11:24 PM -0700 Mike Kaufman
> <kaufman@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > On Sun, May 25, 2003 at 01:45:50PM -0700, Guest wrote:
> >>
> >> Moving the settler from Legnica two steps west and one south using 'Go
> >> to' crashes the client consistently.
> >>
> >> The cvs-May-21 version was compiled on Redhat 8.0 on a Pentium4 with
> >> tons of ram. Please see the supplied core file..
> >
> > whoops. please send the savegame and the core file please.
> A core file won't do you much good without the executable that produced it,
> and a debugger that runs on the same platform...

Yes. That is why you should *always* send a backtrace instead of a core
file. To generate a backtrace:

$ gdb civclient core
(gdb) bt

Email the output. i.e.:

#0  0x0804830e in main () at 1.c:5
#1  0x42015574 in __libc_start_main () from /lib/tls/

Vasco Alexandre da Silva Costa @ Instituto Superior Tecnico, Lisboa

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