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Re: GDB honouring RPATH in binaries.

On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 02:44:52PM -0500, Kris Warkentin wrote:
> > Question: when do we need to find shared libraries that we can't use a
> > full path + solib-absolute-prefix, where RPATH would be in the least
> > useful?  RPATH only matters when you have multiple places you could
> > find the library and are interested in which one you got; if there is a
> > mapping between target and host filesystems, it should be
> > solib-absolute-prefix only.
> >
> > We generally get full pathnames of loaded modules from the dynamic
> > linker, and use that.  Is this a problem for QNX?
> In the remote case I suppose it is.  The linker on the remote will have
> loaded /lib/ or some such but on the host, that will be
> $QNX_TARGET/$CPU/lib/  Hence solib-absolute-prefix being set to
> $QNX_TARGET/$CPU.  I'm just looking for better ways to get this all to work
> together with a minimum of fuss for the end user.

I guess I don't see the problem.  If we have solib-absolute-prefix set,
and we retrieve the string "/lib/" from the remote target...

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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