Issue with GDB 7.0 on MIPS(gcc 4.4.1)

naveen yadav yad.naveen@gmail.com
Mon Nov 14 07:19:00 GMT 2011


Thanks Ian,

Yes  problem that sweep ()  function shows the argument of
CVMgenMarkCompactCollect () function. sweep() function got inlined.


So I just request is there any patch available to fix this problem ?

Thanks



On Mon, Nov 14, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
> naveen yadav <yad.naveen@gmail.com> writes:
>
>> My GCC  version 4.4.1. and  here is source code.
>>
>> http://gingacdn.lavid.ufpb.br/projects/ginga-j/repository/revisions/7e233c1906624b0e01698415987aada3fd8c3fe4/entry/gingaj/jvm/src/share/javavm/runtime/gc/generational/gen_markcompact.c
>>
>> and here is backtrace.
>>
>> mips-gdb> bt
>> sweep (gen=0x5d5f508, ee=0x5c4300d0, numBytes=4294967295,
>> gcOpts=0x5c3408f8) #1
>> CVMgenMarkCompactCollect (gen=0x5d5f508, ee=0x5c4300d0,
>> numBytes=4294967295, gcOpts=0x5c3408f8)
>
> Looking at the code, it's perfectly obvious that gdb is reporting the
> arguments to sweep incorrectly.  The sweep function takes three
> arugments: thisGen, base, and top.  It is called only from
> CVMgenMarkCompactCollect, and that function takes four arguments, gen,
> ee, numBytes, and gcOpts.
>
> Clearly the parameters to sweep are being reported incorrectly.  I don't
> think you really needed me to tell you that.  I don't know where the bug
> is, but my guess would be that gcc 4.4.1 is not generating correct debug
> info for inlined functions.
>
> Ian
>
>
>>
>>  ......
>>
>> If you need more detail pls let me know..
>> Thanks.
>>
>> On Fri, Nov 11, 2011 at 10:01 PM, Ian Lance Taylor <iant@google.com> wrote:
>>> naveen yadav <yad.naveen@gmail.com> writes:
>>>
>>>> I am running one application and it generate core dump. When I run bt .
>>>> (gdb) bt
>>>> #0  sweep (gn=0x5d5f58, ef=0x5c43000, Bytes=429496729, gcOs=0x5c3408f)
>>>> #1  CompactCollect (gn=0x5d5f58, ef=0x5c43000, Bytes=429496729, gcOs=0x5c3408f)
>>>> ...
>>>>
>>>> In above case
>>>> we got crash in wepp().
>>>> CompactCollect () is main function and wepp() is another function
>>>> which got called from CompactCollect ().
>>>>
>>>> When I check the assembly wepp() become inline.
>>>> So i got bit surprise when i check that function parameter;s for both
>>>> wepp() and CompactCollect () are same.
>>>>
>>>> So is it correct behaviour ? that calling and calle have same parameter
>>>
>>> Without any information about the source code, I don't see how we can
>>> tell whether having the same parameters is correct behaviour or not.
>>>
>>> That said, it is certainly possible that the arguments of the inlined
>>> function are not being displayed correctly.  Mainline gcc has gotten
>>> quite a bit better about debug info for inlined functions and in general
>>> for avoiding incorrect display of variables in optimized code.
>>>
>>> Ian
>>>
>



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