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

To: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Subject: Re: mipsel-linux-gdb(5.2): DW_FORM_strp pointing outside of .debug_str section
From: "H. J. Lu" <hjl@lucon.org>
Date: Tue, 25 Jun 2002 08:22:46 -0700
Cc: Carsten Lange <Carsten.Lange@detewe.de>, "'linux-mips@oss.sgi.com'" <linux-mips@oss.sgi.com>
In-reply-to: <20020625131608.GB13216@branoic.them.org>; from dan@debian.org on Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 09:16:08AM -0400
References: <3D171ECB.28F566C1@detewe.de> <20020624150001.GA5373@branoic.them.org> <20020624081221.C30482@lucon.org> <20020625131608.GB13216@branoic.them.org>
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On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 09:16:08AM -0400, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> > 
> > 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.

Yes:

http://sources.redhat.com/ml/binutils/2002-06/msg00111.html

Please test it as much as you can. I want to make sure it is 100%
correct. Also as Daniel said, you need gcc 3.1 branch from CVS to
get gdb working with dwarf.


H.J.

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