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

Peter Bowmar pbowmar at gmail.com
Wed Jun 16 15:09:53 EDT 2010


I think you'd have to RFE with Microsoft :) Good luck with that! :)

On 16 June 2010 11:43, Robert Kelly <isstuff at gmail.com> wrote:
> maybe this is some kind of RFE for the windows version....
> the ability to hand a particular session of houdini its pink slip, and
> get it to clean out its desk on its way out.... then take the box it
> is carrying its personal effects in and then kill it. Picture that
> metaphor!
>
> On 16 June 2010 11:32, Edward Lam <edward at sidefx.com> wrote:
>> Steve Tucker wrote:
>>> 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...
>>
>> Except that you can't trigger a SEGV even if Houdini was launched from a
>> Cygwin shell. In Cygwin, you can only send signals to other Cygwin
>> processes, of which Houdini is _not_. You can call "kill" to
>> unconditionally terminate a Houdini process, but then you might as well
>> just use "taskkill" from a cmd prompt and it doesn't matter how/where
>> Houdini was launched.
>>
>> -Edward
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