Tried it. It does work "better", but not "much better".
Thanks for the tip
From: Daniel Jacobowitz [mailto:email@example.com]
Sent: Friday, November 28, 2003 9:35 AM
To: Vince Bridgers
Subject: Re: backtrace issues on GDB 5.3
On Thu, Nov 27, 2003 at 07:26:59AM -0600, Vince Bridgers wrote:
> I'm using GDB 5.3 for mipsel cross-compiled on an x86 box running
> 7.3. When I try to use the backtrace capability from GDB most of the
> time I do not get a full stack context - I usually just get the
> I'm in at the time. I'm using GCC 3.2 to compile the kernel,
> cross-compiled the same way. I've tried making sure the
> omit-frame-pointer option and the "no instruction schedule" options
> on for when we do source level debugging with no joy.
> Does backtrace work for GCC and GDB cross compiled for mipsel? If so,
> can someone briefly outline the "known good" configuration (GCC/GDB
> versions, + relevant configuration options)?
Not excellently, but definitely better - try the most recent GDB
I have a number of ugly local patches that I hope to clean up for 6.1,
if I have time.
MontaVista Software Debian GNU/Linux Developer