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Re: Debugging evolution

On Thu, 2006-01-26 at 11:28 +0100, Mikael Nilsson wrote:
> I'm trying to debug a crash in evolution, or at least turn on debugging
> symbols. Th bug is probably in gtk, so I did
>  aptitude install libgtk2.0-0-dbg
> and was immediately confronted with 
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=324681
> My hack was to do
>  ln -s libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0.800.10 libgtk-x11-2.0.so.0
> in /usr/lib/debug/usr/lib
> and then trying to run evo using
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/debug:/usr/lib/debug/usr/lib evolution
> But, I get an immediate segfault. gdb says this when running
> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=/usr/lib/debug:/usr/lib/debug/usr/lib gdb evolution:

libgtk2.0-0-dbg doesn't ship real libraries but only the debugging
symbols that correspond to the libraries in libgtk2.0-0. gdb (and other
debugging tools) should automatically pick up the debugging symbols from
the files in /usr/lib/debug.

In other words, the bug above is invalid.

Earthling Michel Dänzer      |     Debian (powerpc), X and DRI developer
Libre software enthusiast    |   http://svcs.affero.net/rm.php?r=daenzer

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