Fiasco.OC Kernel symbolic debugger

Adam Lackorzynski adam at os.inf.tu-dresden.de
Wed Jul 6 18:26:47 CEST 2011


Hi,

On Tue Jul 05, 2011 at 09:08:11 -0700, Daniel Waddington wrote:
> Adam, are you likely to get the source-level symbolic debugging
> working in jdb in the near future?  Using objdump is a bit drastic!
> ;-)

Would love to! But unfortunately it's not so simple. There are different
debugging formats out there and the code in jdb used gstabs which is
very old and more and less unused nowadays. dwarf is better but also
more demanding on the implementation side.
As a small help maybe, in fiasco/tool/backtrace there's a tool where you
can paste in 'bt' output from jdb and get symbol names for all the
addresses.


Adam
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