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Re: My first mail to the list =)

On Wed, 17 May 2000, Stuart Fuller wrote:

> (I hope this is the right group for gdb aswell!!)
is the gdb mailing list

> Hi, I'm new to egcs and gdb and I have a problem.
> I'm using an SGI Octane runng Irix 6.5.5
> I have installed egcs and gdb from tardists off of
> the SGI freeware page.
> I have a small test program (crash.c) which will crash when
> executed:
> #include "stdio.h"
> void main()
> {
> 	int array[50], i;
> 	for( i = 0; i < 100; i++ )
> 	array[i] = i;
> }
> I compile this using 'egcs -o crash crash.c"

When you are planning to debug a program, you should compile with -g,
  which tells the compiler to include debugging symbols, which the
  debugger requires.

> When I run it it crashes (!!!!) which is okay,
> however when I do 'gdb crash'
> followed by a 'run'
> I get the message:
> (gdb) run
> Starting program: /usr/people/stuart/workbench/crash 
> Program received signal SIGSEGV, Segmentation fault.
> 0x10001118 in __start ()
>     at /xlv55/kudzu-apr12/work/irix/lib/libc/libc_n32_M3/csu/crt1text.s:179
> 179     /xlv55/kudzu-apr12/work/irix/lib/libc/libc_n32_M3/csu/crt1text.s: No
> such file or directory.
> Current language:  auto; currently asm

I believe gdb is failing to find the source file(s) for your program
  becuase the executable was not compiled with -g .

> Does anyone know what the hell crt1text is?
> I have tried changin the crash program to not crash and running that
> through gdb and it's fine.
> Help!!
> Stuart Fuller
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