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[rfa/doco] PROBLEMS: add gdb/1516
- From: mec dot gnu at mindspring dot com (Michael Elizabeth Chastain)
- To: eliz at gnu dot org, gdb-patches at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Tue, 27 Jan 2004 01:07:27 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: [rfa/doco] PROBLEMS: add gdb/1516
This patch adds a description of gdb/1516 to the PROBLEMS file.
This is a regression with g++ 2.95.3 -gdwarf-2 and we've decided
not to fix it, so I want to document it.
By the way, this file needs (1) a copyright notice and (2) to be
updated from "gdb 6.0" to "gdb 6.1".
Leaving those issues aside -- okay to commit this?
2004-01-27 Michael Chastain <firstname.lastname@example.org>
* PROBLEMS: add gdb/1516.
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/PROBLEMS,v
retrieving revision 1.20
diff -c -3 -p -r1.20 PROBLEMS
*** PROBLEMS 24 Oct 2003 17:37:03 -0000 1.20
--- PROBLEMS 27 Jan 2004 06:04:45 -0000
*************** Fortunately the ARM target, in the GDB's
*** 23,28 ****
--- 23,40 ----
updated so people encountering problems should consider downloading a
more current GDB (http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/current).
+ gdb/1516: [regression] local classes, gcc 2.95.3, dwarf-2
+ With gcc 2.95.3 and the dwarf-2 debugging format, classes which are
+ defined locally to a function include the demangled name of the function
+ as part of their name. For example, if a function "foobar" contains a
+ local class definition "Local", gdb will say that the name of the class
+ type is "foobar__Fi.0:Local".
+ This applies only to classes where the class type is defined inside a
+ function, not to variables defined with types that are defined somewhere
+ outside any function (which most types are).
gdb/1091: Constructor breakpoints ignored
gdb/1193: g++ 3.3 creates multiple constructors: gdb 5.3 can't set breakpoints