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Re: GDB and 64 bit


Here is an instance of both 1 and 2:

> gdb bin-sunos5/meta-g
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This GDB was configured as "sparc-sun-solaris2.8"...
(gdb) run
Starting program: /home/csun/code2/src/bin-sunos5/meta-g
This is the first line
This is the second line
This is the third line
Initializing Tcl shit
mm.c:900: failed assertion `((((void **) ptr) - headers_data_space(header)) %
num_words) == 0'

Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
0xffffffff7e6a3074 in _libc_kill () from /usr/lib/64/
(gdb) where
#0  0xffffffff7e6a3074 in _libc_kill () from /usr/lib/64/
#1  0xffffffff7e63cd44 in abort () from /usr/lib/64/
#2  0x100ae3ab4 in Letext ()
#3  0x100a0dbec in fre ()
#4  0x100a12ab0 in free ()
#5  0x1009f0764 in Tcl_Main ()
#6  0x1000e2244 in main ()
(gdb) break main.c:1
Breakpoint 1 at 0xe0e20: file main.c, line 1.
(gdb) run
The program being debugged has been started already.
Start it from the beginning? (y or n) y
Starting program: /home/csun/code2/src/bin-sunos5/meta-g
warning: Cannot insert breakpoint 1:
Cannot access memory at address 0xe0e20
(gdb) quit
The program is running.  Exit anyway? (y or n) y
> file bin-sunos5/meta-g
bin-sunos5/meta-g: ELF 64-bit MSB executable SPARCV9 Version 1, dynamically
linked, not stripped
> file /usr/local/bin/gdb
/usr/local/bin/gdb: ELF 64-bit MSB executable SPARCV9 Version 1, dynamically
linked, not stripped

I have also included the executables and verified that it was linking in
everything that is 64 bit.

Chris Croswhite
Get2Chip, Inc.

Kevin Buettner wrote:

> On Jan 15, 11:11am, wrote:
> > I am trying to get gdb to understand 64 bit applications.  I can not
> > compile gdb with a configuration option (that is configure
> > --host=sparcv9-sun-solaris2.8).  So I have gone in and replaced gcc with
> > gcc -m64 and ld with ld -64 (Solaris ld).   gdb will now open the
> > executable, however, it will not break and I have seen it print out
> > variables in both 64 bit and 32 bit.  I am not exactly sure why it is
> > doing both 1:) printing out 64 and 32 bit code and 2:) why it will not
> > break.
> Are the applications that you're debugging 32-bit or 64-bit?
> Could you provide more detail (i.e, a cut and paste of a sample GDB
> session) showing problems 1 and 2 above?
> Thanks,
> Kevin

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