Subject: Re: COMPAT_DARWIN status report
To: Emmanuel Dreyfus <email@example.com>
From: David Rhodus <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 08/15/2004 13:33:03
On Sat, 14 Aug 2004 23:36:19 +0200, Emmanuel Dreyfus <email@example.com> 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