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Re: cannot debug multi-threaded programs with gdb/gdbserver

To: "Steven J. Hill" <sjhill@realitydiluted.com>
Subject: Re: cannot debug multi-threaded programs with gdb/gdbserver
From: Daniel Jacobowitz <dan@debian.org>
Date: Tue, 17 Sep 2002 14:25:36 -0400
Cc: Stuart Hughes <seh@zee2.com>, Linux-MIPS <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>
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On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 12:24:14PM -0500, Steven J. Hill wrote:
> Stuart Hughes wrote:
> >
> >Does anyone know whether there is some special setup needed on
> >gdb/gdbserver to use the multi-threaded gdbserver ??
> >
> Wow, there are so many things to tell you...where to start...

Steve, have you started memorizing my responses again? :)

> >My environment is as follows:
> >
> >CPU:         NEC VR5432
> >kernel:      linux-2.4.18 + patches
> >glibc:               2.2.3 + patches
> >gdb:         5.2/3 from CVS
> >
> Has to be the gdb-5.3 branch...go look at http://sources.redhat.com/gdb
> 
> >gcc:         3.1
> >binutils:    Version 2.11.90.0.25
> >
> Don't use H.J. Lu's binutils, use the released one. Use gcc-3.2 and
> binutils-2.13 as they have fixes for the MIPS debugging symbols with
> regards to DWARF.
> 
> >cross-gdb configured using: 
> >
> >configure --prefix=/usr --target=mipsel-linux --disable-sim
> >--disable-tcl --enable-threads --enable-shared
> >
> Use '--target=mips-linux' and you'll be better off. Don't worry, it
> will support both endians.

Except for this one - where'd that come from?  It should make no
functional difference either way, at least assuming you always give GDB
a binary.

> >gdbserver configured using:
> >
> >configure --prefix=/usr --host=mipsel-linux --target=mipsel-linux
> >--enable-threads --enable-shared
> >
> I would also try 'CC=mipsel-linux-gcc configure <...>'.

Definitely.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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