gdb debugging native solaris c++ code

Dawn Perchik
Thu Feb 26 11:13:00 GMT 1998

On Thu, Feb 26, 1998 at 08:34:39AM +0100, Peter.Schauer wrote:
> I suspect that it will remain a problem, until someone contributes clean
> patches or funds the necessary non trivial work involved.
> This is becoming a FAQ, perhaps we should add a note to gdb/README...

Good idea!

> > if I compile more than one c++-file with native CC 4.2 on 
> > Solaris 2.5.1, gdb-4.16 seems to be unable to read the debugging
> > symbols from the resulting binary.

"set demangle arm" helps, and Sun CC 2.x stabs extentions are supported.
Sun CC 3.x stabs don't contain any C++ info, and Sun CC 4.x has stabs 
which are very different from those in 2.x and are not supported.  
As Peter says, the work to add support is non-trivial.


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