On Fri, Oct 14, 2016 at 12:08:46AM +0100, Steven Chamberlain wrote:
> Hi,
> James McCoy wrote:
> > I've solved the fifo test failure, and now am able to see the segfault
> > on fischer.  However, gdb has been pretty useless for me on kfreebsd.
> > 
> > Is there something else that I should try using instead?
> I would usually enable core dumps and look at those in gdb first, but
> most of the time ktrace explains better what led up to the crash.
> I usually use `ktrace -di -- executable` and `kdump -EHf ktrace.out`.
> Please show me the output of that, if you can reproduce the crash that
> way.

Thanks for the ktrace pointer.  That's what helped me fix the fifo

However, I was currently looking into a different test failure whose
symptom is that ":set modified" doesn't actually do anything.  Being
able to step through the code would make that a bit easier, but I guess
I can add printfs.

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