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Re: Need help with stack smash



On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 1:59 PM, Orion Poplawski<orion cora nwra com> wrote:
> Thanks, but my trouble though is what to watch.  My thought was to watch the
> location of the guard variable that the stack protector code checks, but I
> have no idea how to find that out.
>
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When I can't determine when a program first goes wrong, and when I can
put up with a big execution slowdown, I run the code with valgrind
--db-attach=yes.  That doesn't always reveal the cause, but it does
quite often.
-- 
Jerry James
http://www.jamezone.org/


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