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Re: Recent SIGSEGV failures in buildfarm HEAD

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Stefan Kaltenbrunner <stefan(at)kaltenbrunner(dot)cc>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: Recent SIGSEGV failures in buildfarm HEAD
Date: 2006-12-28 23:01:03
Message-ID: 45944CAF.5070401@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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Alvaro Herrera wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
>
>   
>>
>> I wonder whether there's any way to get the buildfarm script to report a
>> stack trace automatically if it finds a core file left behind in the
>> $PGDATA directory after running the tests.  Would something like this
>> be adequately portable?
>>
>> 	if [ -f $PGDATA/core* ]
>> 	then
>> 		echo bt | gdb $installdir/bin/postgres $PGDATA/core*
>> 	fi
>>     
>
> gdb has a "batch mode" which can be useful:
>
>  	if [ -f $PGDATA/core* ]
>  	then
>  		gdb -ex "bt" --batch $installdir/bin/postgres $PGDATA/core*
>  	fi
>
>   

here's a quick untested patch for buildfarm that Stefan might like to try.

cheers

andrew


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