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Re: Hidden, shared libs and gdb

Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 25, 2011 at 03:11:35AM +0000, Valeriy E. Ushakov wrote:
>> Joerg Sonnenberger <> wrote:
>> > attached is a patch to fix the debugging of shared libraries with gdb.
>> > I would like to rename _rtld_debug_state to _dl_debug_state to match the
>> > namespace of dlopen and friends. gdb checks both names, so it wouldn't
>> > matter for it. Comments?
>> Please, don't mix fixes and renaming in one commit.
> The problem is that gdb depended on the presence of a not-exported
> symbol. Putting the symbol on the export list should be under the
> correct name, so I disagree that the rename is not part of the fix.

Why didn't you explain that in your original mail?

"Attached is a patch to fix $stuff" is not an informative description.


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