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Re: [patch] Resolve ppc64 func descriptors as .func (via .opd)

On Tue, 04 Dec 2012 16:02:00 +0100, Mark Wielaard wrote:
> When I use gdb on a ppc64 binary (bash in this case), it handles
> function names normally as I expect (without needing to prefix a dot).
> (gdb) break get_tty_state
> Breakpoint 1 at 0x1004ced0: get_tty_state. (2 locations)

The resolution above is from a DWARF symbol, this is irrelevant to the
elfutils issue.

> Breakpoint 1, get_tty_state () at jobs.c:2001
> 2001	{
> (gdb) where
> #0  get_tty_state () at jobs.c:2001
> #1  0x000000001004e9b4 in initialize_job_control (force=<optimized out>)
>     at jobs.c:3734
> #2  0x000000001001f108 in shell_initialize () at shell.c:1725
> #3  0x000000001001cd48 in main (argc=1, argv=0xffffffff278, env=0xffffffff288)
>     at shell.c:568
> I do think that is correct and also what a user expects when translating
> an address to a name (through dwfl_module_addrname).

The backtrace above is from DWARF symbols, this is irrelevant to the elfutils


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