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Re: Multi-Arch symbol read warning message
On Fri, Feb 21, 2003 at 07:16:49PM -0800, mrcompiler at mrcompiler dot com wrote:
> Jim Blandy writes:
> >If you set a breakpoint
> >on the appropriate 'complaint' call in dbxread.c:read_dbx_symtab and
> >'print namestring' when you get there, what does it say?
> Thanks for the prompt response, the namestring value is below.
> Breakpoint 3, read_dbx_symtab (objfile=0x2b3c38) at dbxread.c:2024
> 2024 complain (&unknown_symchar_complaint, p);
> (top-gdb) print namestring
> $1 = 0xbd089f "(10,7)=##(10,6);:;2A.;;"
> It complains about the ';' symbol, I believe its the one in front of 2A.
> Its kind of interesting that this only occurs when I specify the
> arm-vxworks target, if I build a powerpc-vxworks target it doesn't happen.
At an off-the-wall guess, the problem is that ARM tools use
continuation characters in stabs and PowerPC tools don't. Are you sure
a plain arm-vxworks debugger doesn't show the same thing?
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