Automatically fetching Build ID from remote libraries and resole them locally?

Frank Ch. Eigler fche@redhat.com
Sat Mar 28 00:40:48 GMT 2020


Norbert Lange via Gdb <gdb@sourceware.org> writes:

> [...]
> ie. DL only some ELF headers or remotely inspect the Build-ID,
> then lookup and resolve the matching library and debuginfo in the
> debug-file-directory database. [...]

By the way, this part of the problem is solved e.g. using the elfutils
debuginfod facility, which is now part of gdb.  If gdb can get the
buildids, then it can auto-download matching binaries & source code.

https://sourceware.org/elfutils/Debuginfod.html

- FChE



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