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Re: firefox on armel

On Tue, Sep 18, 2007 at 02:25:05PM +0400, Sergey Smirnov wrote:
> Riku Voipio wrote:
> > On Fri, Sep 14, 2007 at 01:30:33PM +0400, Sergey Smirnov wrote:
> >> Do anybody have firefox/iceweasel for armel?
> >> firefox from Debian repository crash on my Zaurus with Debian armel.
> >> http://www.gtlib.gatech.edu/pub/gnuab/debian/pool-armel/main/i/iceweasel/iceweasel_2.0.0.6-1_armel.deb
> > 
> > Can you debug this crash? install iceweasel-dbg start iceweasel
> > with gdb. Using a mozilla based browser on armel is certainly possible,
> > as the maemo people have done. However their code is based on firefox
> > 3.0 cvs + goatload of patches[1]. It is very much possible that some
> > important fixes for arm are included there..
> > 
> > [1] https://garage.maemo.org/plugins/scmsvn/viewcvs.php/mozilla/trunk/microb-engine/microb-engine/debian/patches/?root=browser
> > 
> I installed iceweasel-dbg. Problem with binary file:
> /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/iceweasel/firefox-bin: cannot execute binary file
> $ file /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/iceweasel/firefox-bin
> /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib/iceweasel/firefox-bin: ELF 32-bit LSB executable, ARM, version 1, dynamically linked (uses shared libs), not stripped

No, you need to run the regular iceweasel, not the binary in the -dbg
package. That only contains the debugging symbols of the regular
binary; gdb is clever enough to pick those up when you run it.

So just

gdb /usr/bin/firefox-bin

will work.

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