gdb suddenly unable to read source files?

Fernando Nasser
Sun Jun 17 09:03:00 GMT 2001

Which version of gdb?

Which Operation System (version)?

What is the full path to you files?

What is the exact command line you've used to compile your programs?

Compiler version?

You haven't provided us with much info....

Brent Phillips wrote:
> Hi,
> I've been using gdb successfully for quite some time, and recently a
> strange problem came seemingly out of nowhere. Now, whenever I try to set a
> breakpoint, I always get the error "No line xxx in source file yyy". This
> happens even if I set a breakpoint at line 1 in a file in the same
> directory that gdb is running from. It also happens whether I try to read
> the breakpoints from an init file or type them in manually.
> Additionally, when using gdb to inspect a core dump, it no longer is able
> to "list"; it just says
> 1 init.c: no such file or directory
> But I am able to get a stack trace.
> What happened here? How do I fix this? I've tried reinstalling gcc, gdb,
> etc., to no avail...please advise!
> Thanks in advance
> Brent Phillips

Fernando Nasser
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