Debug code in data section in gdb

Tao Zhang zhangtao@cc.gatech.edu
Tue Jun 22 22:14:00 GMT 2004


"doesn't work" means the execution doens't stop at the break points...


			-Tao Zhang (zhangtao@cc.gatech.edu)

On Tue, 22 Jun 2004, Andreas Schwab wrote:

> Tao Zhang <zhangtao@cc.gatech.edu> writes:
>
> > Hi, Michael
> >
> > I tried that many times, it doesn't work for me. I even played some trick
> > so that the code buffer is actually placed in code section now. It still
> > doesn't work. I am very confused. The breakpoints work just fine for other
> > code.
>
> Please define "doesn't work".  What are the symptoms?
>
> > So break *0x12344657 should work?
>
> Yes.  GDB does not distinguish between "code" and "data" section when
> placing a breakpoint, it's all just memory.
>
> Andreas.
>
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