[RFA] new test for separate debug info
Fri Nov 14 14:34:00 GMT 2003
Daniel Jacobowitz writes:
> On Thu, Nov 13, 2003 at 06:15:17PM -0500, Elena Zannoni wrote:
> > 3rd reply to the same mail...:-)
> > ok, How about this behavior?
> > Running /to/scratch/ezannoni/pristine/src/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/sepdebug.exp ...
> > ERROR: couldn't load /to/scratch/ezannoni/pristine/tomago/gdb/testsuite/gdb.base/sepdebug.dbglnk into /to/scratch/ezannoni/pristine/tomago/gdb/testsuite/../../gdb/gdb.
> Does it make sense to use this same mechanism with stabs?
Right now I don't think there is any stabs toolchain/distro that uses it.
And there are apparently problems with the strip/objcopy mechanism with stabs.
For elfutils, I don't know if it even supports stabs at all.
> i.e. should we be testing it, which implies trying to fix it, or
> document it as a bad idea and let it go. I can see either.
> Daniel Jacobowitz
> MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer
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