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Re: time to workaround libc/13097 in fsf gdb?
- From: Pedro Alves <palves at redhat dot com>
- To: Doug Evans <xdje42 at gmail dot com>, Jan Kratochvil <jan dot kratochvil at redhat dot com>, "gdb-patches at sourceware dot org" <gdb-patches at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2014 17:37:02 +0100
- Subject: Re: time to workaround libc/13097 in fsf gdb?
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On 09/11/2014 05:25 PM, Doug Evans wrote:
> It's been three years and various people are doing similar things to
> deal with glibc's that are out there (regardless of whatever glibc
> decides to do).
> As for the patch itself, I wonder if the "fix" belongs in solib-svr4.c
> instead of solib.c. E.g., where we compare the so name with "",
> also check for linux-vdso.so.1 and linux-gate.so.1 ?
Also, we know the address of the vDSO/gate (symfile-mem.c). Can't
we use that to match instead of the name?
I think that's what Ulrich meant in
"You must already have magic code in gdb to handle this DSO".
ISTR having seen a patch that does that, but I can't seem to find it.