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Re: shared library symbols not loaded automatically
On Sat, Jul 22, 2006 at 04:38:26PM -0400, Paul Koning wrote:
> >>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Daniel> On Fri, Jul 21, 2006 at 08:12:56PM +0530, Kunal Parmar wrote:
> >> Hi Daniel, I am not clear how setting solib-absolute-prefix will
> >> solve this problem. The manual says that it is used as a prefix
> >> for searching the libraries at runtime. When I use the command
> >> sharedlibrary at the gdb prompt, the libraries are correctly
> >> loaded. Doesn't this mean that I do not need to set the
> >> solib-absolute-prefix??
> Daniel> Not if they're the wrong libraries.
> Daniel> You may be loading literally "/lib/libc.so.6" on your host -
> Daniel> an i386 library.
> It would be a good feature if GDB didn't do that for crossbuilds,
> because it can't possibly be correct...
Yes, I agree. I invite you to implement it before I get around to it