[RFA] new test for separate debug info

Elena Zannoni ezannoni@redhat.com
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.
 > 

me too.

 > -- 
 > Daniel Jacobowitz
 > MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer



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