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Re: generating un-stripped libraries...

--On Wednesday, June 22, 2005 3:45 PM -0400 Francis Swasey <Frank.Swasey@uvm.edu> wrote:

On 6/22/05 2:39 PM, Aaron Richton wrote:
# gdb openldap-2.2.26/servers/slurpd/slurpd core.632
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This GDB was configured as "i386-redhat-linux-gnu"...Using host
libthread_db library "/lib/libthread_db.so.1".

Core was generated by `openldap-2.2.26/servers/slurpd/slurpd -d -1'.
Program terminated with signal 6, Aborted.
# 0  0x00625090 in ?? ()
(gdb) bt
# 0  0x00625090 in ?? ()
# 1  0xbefffa70 in ?? ()
# 2  0x006248bd in ?? ()
# 3  0xbefff9d8 in ?? ()
# 4  0x00000020 in ?? ()
# 5  0xbefff9d8 in ?? ()
# 6  0x00000000 in ?? ()
(gdb) quit

With an unstripped binary and all the redhat debuginfo rpm's installed
for the libraries (other than ldap)... this should show me real
information... shouldn't it?

That depends... Was the binary & libraries built with debugging symbols? ("-g" for gcc).

I build my OpenLDAP software with "-g -O2".


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