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Re: dbxread.c:1771: internal-error: sect_index_data not initialized

This has already been reported and fixed, but the fix was too late to
be included in 6.0.

Bug 1241 in the GDB bug database has a patch (get the second patch,
not the first):

"Neal E. Coombes" <> writes:

> A colleague of mine has found this bug (which I will also make a bug
> report for).  I'm really writing to this list because I'd like to help
> however I can to make gdb 6 suitable for us.
> Currently in our development environtment all versions of gdb 5.0 and
> greater have show stopping bugs for us, and gdb 4 doesn't support gcc
> 3 (and we don't want to switch back to gcc 2).
> We've frozen our compiler at gcc 3.2.3 as it seems stable and able to
> do everything we need.  We'd like to freeze our debugger, but haven't
> been able to yet.  Please help me help gdb by giving me guidance on
> what more I can do.
> Before I file the bug report, look below and let me know what other
> information may be relevant.  I'll try in the mean time to write a
> small program that still demonstrates the bug.
> Thanks for all help,
> Neal E. Coombes
> Bug follows:
> gdb 5.3.92 compiled with gcc 3.2.3 configured as i386-pc-solaris2.8
> This bug only seems to occur with programs using gtkmm and gtkmm-2.0
> GNU gdb 5.3.92
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> This GDB was configured as "i386-pc-solaris2.8"...
> (gdb)
> (gdb) b main
> Breakpoint 1 at 0x81c8315: file main.C, line 133.
> (gdb) r
> Starting program: /home/lex/HEAD/apps/strategyViewer/strategyViewer
> dbxread.c:1771: internal-error: sect_index_data not initialized
> A problem internal to GDB has been detected,
> further debugging may prove unreliable.
> Quit this debugging session? (y or n)

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