Subject: Re: ELF symbols for DDB
To: Michael L. Hitch <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/16/1999 11:04:10
On Tue, 16 Mar 1999 09:49:05 -0700 (MST)
"Michael L. Hitch" <email@example.com> wrote:
> The DB_*_SYMBOLS is needed so that ddb knows what kind of symbol table
> is present. [I'm assuming that the ELF symbol table format is different -
> I haven't checked this yet.] I think that the comment may have come from
> when the DB_ELF_SYMBOLS was originally added to the file, but since the
> pmax was currently using aout kernels, the DB_AOUT_SYMBOLS was defined,
> but the comment didn't get updated.
Note you can define both. NetBSD/i386 does, for example.
-- Jason R. Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>