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Re: warning: Unable to find dynamic linker breakpoint function

Quoting Daniel Jacobowitz <>:

> On Fri, Dec 31, 2004 at 09:51:22AM -0400, Adam Richard wrote:

> > > > I read somewhere that it
> > > might
> > > > have to do with a stripped gdb but I don't understand why I can't have a
> stripped
> > > gdb
> > > > so I'm hoping for an explanation.
> > > 
> > > Not a stripped GDB, a stripped dynamic linker (/lib/
> > 
> > OK, why does a stripped dynamic linker impair debugging?  I noticed that that file
> is
> > part of the glibc package, and I can see why stripping it would prevent being able
> to
> > step into its functions for any program which depends on it (which is most
> programs). 
> > But I still don't understand your explanation.
> Because GDB has trouble finding the list of available shared libraries.

I tried recompiling glibc without stripping it (at least I used the "nostrip" option in
Gentoo) and it didn't make a difference.  Are you sure that's what makes the warning go

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