gdb doesn't work very well with dynamic linked binaries

Eli Zaretskii eliz@delorie.com
Tue Sep 5 22:54:00 GMT 2000


> Date: Tue, 5 Sep 2000 18:33:12 -0700
> From: "H . J . Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
>
> I only work on gdb because I don't want to wait for a few hours when
> debugging the code nor start all over when I use up all hardware
> registers.

Same here.  I debug development versions of Emacs as a matter of
routine, and find that to be impossible in many ``interesting'' cases
without watchpoints.  That was my motivation to fix them, including
the ability to watch struct members and array elements.

> If it is a must-fix for gdb 5.1, I am willing to pitch in. If noone
> else wants to spend time on it, I will come up with some kludge for
> myself.

I will try to pull the relevant code out of go32-nat.c and put it on
i386-tdep.c in the next few weeks.


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