Function address incoherence

Andreas Schwab schwab@suse.de
Mon Aug 26 07:55:00 GMT 2019


On Aug 24 2019, Andrea Cardaci <cyrus.and@gmail.com> wrote:

> As you can see, $pc points to 0xb7fdba20 and the disassemble commands
> reports that it is part of _start, yet if I print the address of
> _start I obtain a different value (0x80482e0). (Using the disassemble
> command is just an example, simply printing $pc shows 0xb7fdba20
> <_start>.)

The disassembler can chose the nearest symbols, but the expression
evaluator needs to resolve it to a single address, so it can only chose
one of the them.

Andreas.

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