> HELP: Call to signal() trashes my stack!
> Reply to: Linux Newbie
> Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 01:09:28 GMT
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>I've compiled w3m on my machine, and I try to run it, but whenever I go to acce
>ss a remote page, it segfaults. Teh core dump was useless, as the stack was tr
>ashed, so I went into gdb. By single stepping, I discovereed that a call to si
>gnal(0 trashes the stack, so that the fucntion that called singal() goes blooey
> when it tries to return to its own caller.
>I'm using Red Hat 5.1 with a 2.0.34 kernel, and all the development tools that
>were on the CD-ROM. I'll upgrade if it will help, but first I'd like to know w
>hat's going on. Is this something anyone out there has heard of? Thanks.