Hunting segfaults (for beginners)

By Uwe Voelker (‎Perl-Uwe‎) from Hamburg.pm
Date: Wednesday, 22 August 2012 15:15
Duration: 20 minutes
Target audience: Beginner
Language: English
Tags: debugging segfaults

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Segfaults are nasty, sometimes they are hard to detect or hard to narrow down.

This beginner level talk (in regard to segfaults) will show two ways to narrow them down: Devel::Trace and core dumps plus gdb.


Attended by: Julien Fiegehenn (‎simbabque‎), Karl Gaissmaier (‎Charly‎), Gabriele Hack (‎gabimuc‎), Benjamin Bosch, Salve J. Nilsen (‎sjn‎), Alexander Hartmaier (‎abraxxa‎), Oleg Komarov (‎komarov‎), Christian Walde (‎Mithaldu‎), Gunnar Koppel (‎wk‎), Nicolas Rochelemagne (‎atoomic‎), Patrick Mevzek, Tudor Constantin, Dennis Stosberg, Fredrik Thunberg (‎Thunis‎), Wolfgang Pecho, Oskari Ojala (‎Okko‎), Elena Bolshakova (‎helena‎), Herbert Leitz, Mark Stringer (‎mullet‎), Francisco Lourenço (‎fml‎), Minesh Patel, Ole Voß, Anne Thorniley, Manfred Stock, Martin Vorländer (‎mvorl‎), Alex Timoshenko, Andreas Vögele, Maxim Vuets (‎mvuets‎), Tudor Crisan, Vladimir Lashko (‎Ostrovok‎), Caio Romão, Tomasz Czepiel (‎tjmc‎), david dunnington, Gligan Horea (‎Horea‎), Alex Monney, Sebastian Willert, Kang-min Liu (‎gugod‎), Istvan Gal, darius ungurean, Tri Duong Tran, Sören Laird Sörries, Steven Manschot (‎sman‎), Jesper Dalberg, Roman Baumer (‎rba‎), anca grosan (‎ancag‎), Andreea Stanciu, David Faux, Jeroen Visser (‎jvisser‎), Thomas Klausner (‎domm‎), Felix Antonius Wilhelm Ostmann (‎Sadrak‎), Magnus Zeisig (‎magnuz‎), Luís Miguel Braga (‎microft‎), Claudio Ramirez (‎nxadm‎), Reini Urban (‎rurban‎), Søren Lund (‎slu‎), Dirk Joos (‎Dirk80‎),
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