Subject: Re: COMPAT_DARWIN status report
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <>
From: David Rhodus <>
List: port-macppc
Date: 08/15/2004 13:33:03
On Sat, 14 Aug 2004 23:36:19 +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus <> wrote:
> I have been tracking down this problem using gdb, which is not easy
> since our gdb does not read symbols from Mach-O binaries (MacOS X uses
> an executable format known as Mach-O. We use ELF). Facing an impossible
> debugging work, I see three ways of working around the problem

Can't you just use the gdb from one of the Apple code drops ?

> 2) Build a gdb that understands the Mach-O format, and hope it will make
> the work in SecurityServer easier. I tried a lot in that direction, but
> so far I failed. It seems Mach-O support in gdb is quite bound to MacOS
> X runtime.

How so, can you explain more ?

                                            Steven David Rhodus