info sources regression with dwarf2/stabs

Bob Rossi bob@brasko.net
Sat Jun 12 02:14:00 GMT 2004


On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 02:35:10PM -0400, Bob Rossi wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 11, 2004 at 02:29:16PM -0400, Bob Rossi wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > A user of -file-list-exec-source-files noticed that this command does
> > not initially list the files that are in a library. For example,
> > 
> > I have
> >    $ ls
> >    Makefile  lib.c  lib.h  lib.o  libmilib.a  main  main.c
> > 
> > And
> >    $ cat Makefile
> >    all:
> >       gcc -c -g -Wall lib.c
> >       ar cru libmilib.a lib.o
> >       gcc -g -Wall main.c -o main -L. -lmilib -I.
> > 
> > When I do -file-list-exec-source-files originally, it doesn't show
> > lib.c, after I do 'list lib.c:1' it will then show the filename. Also, I
> > believe it shows all of the filenames in the library. 
> > 
> > My question is, is there any way to get this funcionality from the get
> > go? Load the psymtabs for all the libraries?
> > 
> > Or is there a GDB command that forces loading all symbols into the
> > partial symbol table at start?
> 
> Unfortunatly, I forgot to add one thing. The files from all libraries do
> show up when the stabs debugging format is used. It seems like this is a
> dwarf2 problem. Anyone know if this is a bug?
> 
> Or something maybe I could look into?

Finally, this is also a problem with the 'info sources' command. Does
that make the problem a little more interesting to anyone? :)

Bob Rossi



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