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Re: [PATCH v2] libdw: Try .gnu_debugaltlink paths relative to the debug file
- From: Roland McGrath <roland at hack dot frob dot com>
- To: elfutils-devel at lists dot fedorahosted dot org
- Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2013 15:29:57 -0800
- Subject: Re: [PATCH v2] libdw: Try .gnu_debugaltlink paths relative to the debug file
> In Fedora, these paths are relative to the debug file itself, so that's
> a better thing to try first. We don't actually have the debug path in
> libdw, but we can usually find it from elf->fildes and /proc/self/fd/.
That's even more barfalicious (extreme Linuxism kludgery to paper over
lousy component layering) than the whole abomination of the libdw layer
opening files in the first place.