Cannot display variables with GDB
Prof Abimbola Olowofoyeku
African_Chief at bigfoot.com
Fri Aug 30 16:45:02 CEST 2002
On 30 Aug 2002 at 10:37, J. David Bryan wrote:
> On 28 Aug 2002, at 7:52, Prof Abimbola Olowofoyeku wrote:
> > Perhaps because that GPC binary distro was compiled with "-s" ?
> Thank you for your reply. I am not certain that I understand, though.
> Are you saying that because the compiler itself is stripped of debugging
> information, it does not generate proper debugging information for
> programs that it compiles?
No. But the "-s" switch may have strayed into the flags for the RTS.
Frank, can you please tell us whether CFLAGS are passed through to
building the RTS? I think that RTSFLAGS deals with that, but I am not
> I note that gpc-20020410, when built with the same options, produces an
> executable from the test program I supplied that works as expected with
> gdb. Something appears to have changed between 20020410 and 20020510 to
> the debugging type information for the predefined types.
Not sure what the problem is, if it is not a CFLAGS issue.
Best regards, The Chief
Prof. Abimbola A. Olowofoyeku (The African Chief)
email: African_Chief at bigfoot.com
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