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Re: Path problem with dwarf on cygwin

At 10:42 29.11.2006 -0500, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>On Wed, Nov 29, 2006 at 04:38:41PM +0100, Fabian Cenedese wrote:
>> How can this happen? Is this a problem of gcc or gdb? As I call gcc directly,
>> not from inside the cygwin shell, I give all paths with backslashes. So why is
>> there one with a forward slash?
>> Is there a possibility to tell gdb that these are the same files and not
>> create two symtabs? Or maybe a flag for configure of gcc/gdb? Something
>> like the textmode.o module for cygwin compiled programs.
>I said a couple of weeks ago that I had a really nasty patch for this
>problem, but never got around to cleaning it up.  You've built a Cygwin
>GDB, therefore when it needs to construct a path, it uses forward
>slashes.  Yet your debugging info matches what you gave the compiler,
>i.e. has backwards slashes.  The debugger needs to be taught smarter
>filename comparison.

But apparently this only affects dwarf info, is that correct? Can I
work around this by supplying pathes with all forward slashes?


bye  Fabi

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