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bug #35194: Execution Window runs program with incorrect arguments

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Fri 30 Dec 2011 12:14:33 AM UTC  
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  3.3.12-rc2

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Fri 30 Dec 2011 05:59:41 AM UTC, comment #1: 

May be duplicate of #25627 (http://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/index.php?25627)

Fri 30 Dec 2011 12:14:33 AM UTC, original submission:  

Installed DDD for Cygwin last night. When using the Execution Window feature. The executing program receives additional arguments which I am pretty sure are not supposed to be there.

Chiefly the redirection arguments to the Window's TTY are sent to the program via argc/argv. And they appear before the arguments supplied by "set args".

I am newish to debugging for Nix targets. But I ran some tests from outside DDD and even when supplying such args they did not appear inside the program. Which is to say the shell filtered them out properly.

PS: This bug tracker needs to be more prominent on the http://www.gnu.org/software/ddd/ webpage. It's easy to get the idea that the DDD mailing list is the only way to submit bugs. If that's how bugs are going to be raised in the 21st century I think most people would not bother, and opensource will languish. Web software efforts are a little bit better. OS projects need to modernize ASAP.



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