[Sidefx-houdini-list] triggering a seg fault in windows?

Steve Tucker Steve.Tucker at Starz.com
Wed Jun 16 14:20:16 EDT 2010


Just to clarify I wasn't insinuating that it's a feature of Houdini that is accessable through cygwin, just that you can get this behaviour through the shell that you otherwise won't get in the windows task manager...

 - Steve

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-----Original Message-----
From: sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com [mailto:sidefx-houdini-list-bounces at sidefx.com] On Behalf Of Edward Lam
Sent: Wednesday, June 16, 2010 1:49 PM
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Subject: Re: [Sidefx-houdini-list] triggering a seg fault in windows?

Steve Tucker wrote:
> You'd have to have opened it through cygwin to do this I believe.

For the record, Houdini has nothing to do with Cygwin. I'm not sure why 
people keep thinking this.

Note that the Unix mechanism used to achieve "kill -SEGV houdini"  is 
done via interprocess signaling, a concept that does not exist on Windows.

Regards,
-Edward
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