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Re: gdb + dynamic libs problem
- From: Daniel Jacobowitz <drow at mvista dot com>
- To: Lev Assinovsky <LAssinovsky at algorithm dot aelita dot com>
- Cc: Kevin Buettner <kevinb at redhat dot com>, gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2003 09:59:22 -0500
- Subject: Re: gdb + dynamic libs problem
- References: <3F6F4712B759A34ABD453A8B39C10D6226694D@bagman.edm.com>
On Thu, Feb 20, 2003 at 01:26:13PM +0300, Lev Assinovsky wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Kevin Buettner [mailto:kevinb at redhat dot com]
> > Sent: Thursday, February 20, 2003 12:42 AM
> > To: Lev Assinovsky; gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
> > Subject: Re: gdb + dynamic libs problem
> > On Feb 18, 2:08pm, Lev Assinovsky wrote:
> > > I try to debug the application where dynamic objects
> > > are loaded through user's dlopen explicit call.
> > > The only way to set breakpoint in .so is to open source after
> > > .so got loaded (I have to detect this moment myself).
> > GDB can help you with this if you you do ``set
> > stop-on-solib-events 1''.
> > You'll probably want to do this well after your program has started
> > though to avoid stopping every time one of the shared
> > libraries specified
> > on the link line gets loaded.
> > > I perform source opening by issue the commands "shared library" and
> > > "list <file>:1".
> > Have you disabled ``auto-solib-add''? If not, you shouldn't need to
> > invoke the ``sharedlibrary'' command directly. I.e, gdb should
> > automatically load the shared libraries for you (unless you've told it
> > not to).
> Here the point is! I don't have "classic" shared libraries like
> libxxx.so. And application is not linked with them.
> I have xxx.so and load it via dlopen function. I.e. gdb doesn't have
> any knowledge about c++ files in my shared object until I type in "sharedlibrary" command!
GDB should still automatically load symbols for them. You shouldn't
need to use "sharedlibrary".
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