[mythtv] Windows Status?

Jonathan Martens jonathan at snetram.nl
Thu Sep 25 06:17:19 UTC 2008

Jay Modi wrote:
> I have experienced a couple of crashes also and want to debug but I have 
> primarily been a Windows developer using limited MSVC. So I do not know 
> much about getting a backtrace to help out. I tried the obvious things 
> to me:
> gdb mythfrontend -> then typing run at the gdb prompt
> gdb -> trace exec mythfrontend at the gdb prompt
> gdb mythfrontend -x
> None of these items worked for me. I must be missing something. Using a 
> commands file may help me according to this:
> http://www.mythtv.org/docs/mythtv-HOWTO-22.html

The GDB commands file method should already be implemented and has 
worked for me in the past.

There are two seperate files called mythbackend.cmd en mythfrontend.cmd 
in the bin folder that should launch backend and frontend, respectively, 
with a GDB backtrace.

Have you tried them already?

Kind regards,


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