Re: Trying to compile screen on HURD
Ian Main <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> One thing odd is that out of the box it hangs on a function closeallfiles()
> which closes all file descriptors except 0-2. I assume it ends up trying to
> close an rpc connection ?
No, it's just that there are potentially 2^32 file descriptors for it
to close. That takes a while. The code in question is not important
> Anyway, I commented that out, and now it will run.. I even got to a
> new screen with one configuration, but I was unable to type
> anything. Some configs would cause mach to die and reboot.
Does mach print anything when it dies?
One debugging strategy is to use a config that doesn't cause it to
die, and run it under a debugger.