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Re: mipsel-linux-gdb(5.2): DW_FORM_strp pointing outside of .debug_str s

To: "H. J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Subject: Re: mipsel-linux-gdb(5.2): DW_FORM_strp pointing outside of .debug_str section
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 09:16:08 -0400
Cc: Carsten Lange <Carsten.Lange@detewe.de>, "'linux-mips@oss.sgi.com'" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20020624081221.C30482@lucon.org>
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On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 08:12:21AM -0700, H. J. Lu wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 11:00:01AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > On Mon, Jun 24, 2002 at 03:29:47PM +0200, Carsten Lange wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I get the above error from gdb 5.2 when using the <file> command.
> > > ...
> > > (gdb) file iprbs
> > > file iprbs
> > > Reading symbols from iprbs...DW_FORM_strp pointing outside of .debug_str 
> > > section
> > > (gdb)                                                       
> > > ...
> > > 
> > > My mipsel-linux- toolchain consist of the following packages:
> > >   binutils-2.12.1
> > >   gcc-3.1
> > >   glibc-2.2.5
> > >   gdb-5.2
> > > 
> > > I have no idea what the problem might be.
> > > 
> > > Any hints (solutions/workaround) are welcome.
> > 
> > Can you produce a testcase?  These versions of the tools should not
> > show the problem, assuming you rebuilt everything using them.
> > 
> 
> Please get the Linux binutils 2.12.90.0.12. You need that for gcc 3.1
> on Linux/mips.

Would you mind explaining what binutils patch affected the DW_FORM_strp
problems?  Was it a SEC_MERGE bug that I recall being recently
discussed.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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