[Bug java/11443] gdb fails to show the source for main() in java programs
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------- Additional Comments From drow at mvista dot com 2003-07-07 02:40 -------
Subject: Re: gdb fails to show the source for main() in java programs
On Sun, Jul 06, 2003 at 04:18:38PM -0000, tromey at gcc dot gnu dot org wrote:
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> ------- Additional Comments From tromey at gcc dot gnu dot org 2003-07-06 16:18 -------
> I don't think this is really a gcc bug.
> If you want to debug your java code, you should
> put a breakpoint on the class' main method.
> If you want to debug the libgcj startup code,
> you can put a breakpoint on main and tell gcj
> to save the temporary .c file it creates.
> Both these things are useful at different times.
> It would be useful to have a way to tell gdb that
> a given method is the "main" method, so that GUIs
> like Insight could "stop at main" in a language-
> independent way. This would require some gcc changes,
> but also some gdb changes.
This would be DW_AT_entry_point...
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