Re: Debugger Info

"Sander Vesik" <>
31 Jul 2002 01:19:26 -0400

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From: "Sander Vesik" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 31 Jul 2002 01:19:26 -0400
Organization: ERA/EKI FO
References: 02-07-085 02-07-093
Keywords: debug
Posted-Date: 31 Jul 2002 01:19:25 EDT

Paul Pluzhnikov <> wrote:


> Here are the features that gdb lacks, or misfeatures (it may
> well be that the feature is actually present, but I do not know
> about it -- feel free to enlighten me ;-):
> - unable to set break points in DSO until that DSO has been
> loaded (makes debugging static constructors rather tricky)

I think this is a (mis)feature of the dynamic linker ( rather
than the debugger. To do this you would need direct support for it
in the dynamic linker (at the very least) or being able to use a
different, debug-enbled dynamic linker. At least on ELF platforms.



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