GDB needs to know the file name of the program to be debugged, both in order to read its symbol table and in order to start your program. To debug a core dump of a previous run, you must also tell GDB the name of the core dump file.
|• Files:||Commands to specify files|
|• Separate Debug Files:||Debugging information in separate files|
|• MiniDebugInfo:||Debugging information in a special section|
|• Index Files:||Index files speed up GDB|
|• Symbol Errors:||Errors reading symbol files|
|• Data Files:||GDB data files|