gdb tips?

Bryce McKinlay
Tue Apr 17 17:11:00 GMT 2001

Tony Kimball wrote:

> Can anybody clue me regarding how to use gdb on gcj-compiled code?
> The gdb-4.18 instructions at are not useful for me
> using gdb 5.0.  The problems I encounter using gdb 5.0 with gcj
> (3.0 branch) are general symbol mangling and scoping issues --
> almost nothing I have tried works, in terms of actually
> referencing source files, functions, and variables.
> Is there a preferred gdb version?

You need a recent gdb from CVS - these are able to demangle the V3 ABI
symbols correctly, at least.

I've updated the tutorial at to reflect


  [ bryce ]

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