Am Donnerstag, 8. April 2010 schrieb Adrian von Bidder: > Given a Debian package (kmail, in this case, with installed kdepim-dbg > package) and an extracted source package: how do I properly start gdb (or > ddd or ...) so that it finds both the debugging symbols and the source > code? > > Just gdb -p <pid> /usr/bin/kmail doesn't work :-( > > (I've only ever used gdb on locally compiled simple projects, I've never > worked with the separate symbol files as delivered in -dbg packages.) Not sure if this is the same as your example, but I usually used gdb kmail attach <pid> But check the output of ps aux | grep kmail -- if kmail is launched via kdeinit or kdeinit4, you need to run "gdb kdeinit" or kdeinit4. Cheers, Carsten
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