Function address incoherence

Andrea Cardaci
Mon Aug 26 16:50:00 GMT 2019

On Mon, 26 Aug 2019 at 18:34, Christian Biesinger <> wrote:

> Why don't you use frame.function() and get the address from there?

This actually seems a good idea and I can't remember why I didn't end
up using that, let me try...

> (and why parse_and_eval instead of lookup_symbol?)


    >>> gdb.lookup_symbol('_start')
    (None, False)
    >>> gdb.parse_and_eval('_start')
    <gdb.Value object at 0x7f340fe3dcb0>

Maybe I need to specify a block different than the current.

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