Log in

No account? Create an account
'Twas brillig, and the slithy toves did gyre and gimble in the wabe [entries|archive|friends|userinfo]

[ website | Beware the Jabberwock... ]
[ deviantArt | the-boggyb ]
[ FanFiction | Torkell ]
[ Tumblr | torkellr ]

[Random links| BBC news | Vulture Central | Slashdot | Dangerous Prototypes | LWN | Raspberry Pi]
[Fellow blogs| a Half Empty Glass | the Broken Cube | The Music Jungle | Please remove your feet | A letter from home]
[Other haunts| Un4seen Developments | Jazz 2 Online | EmuTalk.net | Feng's shui]

More gdb fail [Monday 14th September 2009 at 9:22 pm]

[Tags|, ]
[Feeling |annoyedannoyed]

This set of commands, run in a fresh gdb instance and intended to set a conditional watchpoint, results in gdb segfaulting leaving an orphaned debuggee running:

(gdb) watch function::variable if function::variable == 0xff
(gdb) run

This set of commands, again in a fresh gdb instance, works:

(gdb) info address variable
(gdb) info address function::variable
(gdb) whatis variable
(gdb) whatis function::variable
(gdb) watch function::variable if function::variable == 0xff
(gdb) run

Link | Previous Entry | Share | Next Entry[ Penny for your thoughts? ]