Internal GDB error

David Frager frager@nortelnetworks.com
Wed Apr 7 14:02:00 GMT 2004


Thank you for the information...I will rebuild gcc and give it a try

Is there a bug report open against gcc for this issue?
On Tue, 6 Apr 2004 23:41:29 -0500 
Michael Veksler <VEKSLER@il.ibm.com> wrote:

> Check PR 1170:
> 
> http://sources.redhat.com/cgi-bin/gnatsweb.pl?cmd=view%20audit-trail&dat
> abase=gdb&pr=1170
> 
> Because of a bug in gcc or in /bin/as, bad debug information is
> generated.
> Instead of terminating gracefully, GDB crashes the way it does. The PR
> describes a work-around that you can implement in GCC.
> 
> Disclaimer:
> I am neither familiar with gdb, gcc nor with /bin/as internals and
> interfaces.
> All I wanted is to debug my code in this setup....
> 
> David Frager:
> > I am having problems running gdb in an AIX 4.3.3 environment.  I can
> set
> > tracepoints, however, if I attempt to invoke any additional actions
> (i.e., step,
> > next, etc.), I receive the internal gdb error below:
> >
> > Any recommendations to help determine if this is a gdb bug or local
> environment
> > issue would be appreciated.
> 
> My environment is:
> AIX 4.3.3 running on a Motorola Powerstac
> 
> GNU gdb 6.0
> Copyright 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and you
> are
> welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under certain
> conditions.
> Type "show copying" to see the conditions. There is absolutely no
> warranty
> for
> GDB.  Type "show warranty" for details. This GDB was configured as
> "powerpc-ibm-aix4.3.3.0".
> 
> g++ (GCC) 3.3
> Copyright (C) 2003 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
> This is free software; see the source for copying conditions.  There is
> NO
> warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR
> PURPOSE.
> 
> Breakpoint 1, gsmFmInterface::getFileList(fileCriteria const&)
> (this=0x2ff229c8,
> criteria=@0x2ff22b08)
>     at gsmFmInterface.C:168
> 168       if(!criteria.getRstrDirOnly())
> Current language:  auto; currently c++
> (gdb) n
> gdbtypes.c:533: internal-error: make_cv_type: Assertion `TYPE_OBJFILE
> (*typeptr)
> == TYPE_OBJFILE (type) || TYPE_STUB (*typeptr)' failed. A problem
> internal
> to
> GDB has been detected, further debugging may prove unreliable. Quit this
> debugging session? (y or n) y
> 
> gdbtypes.c:533: internal-error: make_cv_type: Assertion `TYPE_OBJFILE
> (*typeptr)
> == TYPE_OBJFILE (type) || TYPE_STUB (*typeptr)' failed. A problem
> internal
> to
> GDB has been detected, further debugging may prove unreliable. Create a
> core
> file of GDB? (y or n) y IOT/Abort trap(coredump)
> 
> 
> 
> 
> 


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David Frager
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