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Re: [Fwd: Re: Problems with debug packages on ubuntu 9.10 karmic]

On Fri, Feb 26, 2010 at 07:12:43PM +0100, Thomas Mittelstaedt wrote:
> Hallo, gdb experts,
> I just had a crash of firefox on ubuntu 9.10 karmic and a tool called 
> apport-bug came up automatically to collect system information, among it
> a stack trace, which again contained no debugging symbols. Well, for 
> some package like xulrunner, there were indeed no debugging symbols, but
> for libglib, for instance, they definitely existed. I had the same
> problems with my own build of gnome evolution and I helped myself by
> using "set sysroot <non-existent-dir>; set solib-search-path=...".
> How can I make sure that gdb picks up the symbols of libraries already
> loaded? I am running a recent cvs version of gdb 7.0.
> Thank you in advance for insights / clarifications!

It sounds like you do not have set debug-file-directory set to
/usr/lib/debug.  This is common if your gdb wasn't built with

Daniel Jacobowitz

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