Subject: Re: problem with .S files and gdb
To: None <>
From: Aaron J. Grier <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 09/06/2003 23:06:18
On Fri, Jul 25, 2003 at 07:37:48AM +0000, wrote:
> The immediate problem is that I can't figure out how to compile my .S
> files such that gdb can use them..I have no problem with .s files.
> However I have found I can't use #include directives with .s files , and
> I want access to /use/include/machine/asm.h.

right; .s says to gcc "no cpp" while .S is "use cpp".

> What I really need is a tutorial on how to use gdb with assembler,
> hoping this would cover .S files.

use -g, possibly -gstabs or -ggdb.  there might be a disconnect between
the debugging information which gas is writing and the debugging
information gdb is expecting...

  Aaron J. Grier | "Not your ordinary poofy goof." |
  "Isn't an OS that openly and proudly admits to come directly from Holy
   UNIX better than a cheap UNIX copycat that needs to be sued in court
   to determine what the hell it really is?"  --  Michael Sokolov