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Re: [vox-tech] gdb question: rbreak
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Re: [vox-tech] gdb question: rbreak

hi mike,

i don't currently have libc-dbg (and in fact, never had it installed).

having gdb mention anything about libc functions is a big nuissance.
what do you suggest i do to make rbreak ignore libc function?


begin msimons@moria.simons-clan.com <msimons@moria.simons-clan.com> 
> On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 01:55:41PM -0700, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > on debian/woody, about a year ago, backtraces included glibc functions
> > as well, which was a major bummer.  my understanding is that it was due
> > to the way gdb was built by the debian gdb maintainer.  thankfully, it
> > eventually got fixed.
>   If you have the debugging version of glibc installed you should 
> have all the symbols needed to get backtraces from glibc functions.  
> If you want the symbols install "libc6-dbg" and have them in your
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH when running.
>   TTFN,
>     Mike
> Package: libc6-dbg
> Description: GNU C Library: Libraries with debugging symbols
>  Contains unstripped shared libraries.
>  This package is provided primarily to provide a backtrace with
>  names in a debugger, this makes it somewhat easier to interpret core
>  dumps. The libraries are installed in /usr/lib/debug and can be
>  used by placing that directory in LD_LIBRARY_PATH.
>  Most people will not need this package.
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