symbol versioning...

Jan Kratochvil jan.kratochvil@redhat.com
Sat Nov 26 21:11:00 GMT 2011


On Sat, 26 Nov 2011 21:56:33 +0100, David Miller wrote:
> These all fail on my sparc systems because my libc.so has two printf
> symbols, each with a different ELF version.  The older version appears
> first in the dynamic symbol table, so that's the one which GDB uses, and
> it's therefore not the one the executable will actually call.

I should sometimes commit this patch:
	Re: [patch] Fix C++ demangling of minsyms with symver
	http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2011-06/msg00045.html

Maybe implementing its part:
# One can see the default resolving to the @@ variant is not implemented.  Not
# sure if it should be but let that be a possible incremental patch in the
# future.

would solve this problem?



> I can think of two ways to handle this:

(3) With Tom Tromey's pending linespec patch GDB maybe could put a breakpoint
    on all the versions of such symbol.


Thanks,
Jan



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