Debugging MDI projects

Joachim Ansorg Jockel123 at gmx.de
Mon Apr 24 16:26:47 UTC 2000


You have to a rebuild of the binary (Build->make clean and regenerate all (or similair) )

--Joachim

>I don't think this fixes the problem.  In project option in the Compiler
>Options Tab, I have 'generate debugging information' already checked.  In
>the Linker Options Tab, the 'remove all symbol table and relocation
>information from the executable' already unchecked.  In the Make Options
>Tab, I do not have the 'Print debug information' checked.  I will try that,
>but I do not believe that it will fix the problem.
>
>----- Original Message -----
>From: Richard Moore <rich at ipso-facto.freeserve.co.uk>
>To: <kdevelop at barney.cs.uni-potsdam.de>
>Sent: Monday, April 24, 2000 9:38 AM
>Subject: Re: Debugging MDI projects
>
>
>>
>>
>> > "Johnas @ Work" wrote:
>> >
>> > I've been able to run a KScribble MDI (KDE2) application using KDevelop.
>> > KDK 1.1 was installed on a Mandrake 7.0 system.  The KDE and Qt
>libraries
>> > were updated to 2 and 2.1.
>> >
>> > Now, I'm trying to use the internal debugger and I am having problems.
>> > Anytime I run the debugger, the status line says:  'No symbol table is
>> > loaded.  Use the "file" command.'
>>
>> This means you forgot to check the box in project options that says
>> 'include debugging info' or something similar.
>>
>> >
>> > Occasionnally, I get an error window saying:  'gdb message:
>> > "/home/jic/c/kscribble/kscribble/kscribble": not in executable format:
>File
>> > format not recognized'
>>
>> This is usually because of the way the autoconf magic works. In
>> fact this is a shell script, the real binary is in the .libs
>> subdirectory. It is this binary you need to debug.
>>
>> Rich.
>>
>> >
>> > In either case, the IDE window sits there.  It seems that the debugger
>is
>> > running but never get to the breakpoint I have set.
>> >
>> > If anyone can help it would be most appreciated.
>> >
>> > Thanks,
>> >
>> > Johnas  Cukier
>> > Principal Technical Staff
>> > Mitsubishi Electric ITA
>> > 571 Central Avenue, Suite 115
>> > New Providence, NJ 07974
>> > Phone:  (908)665-1200 ext. 20
>> > FAX:    (908)665-2414
>> > email:  jic at atl.meitca.com
>> >
>>
>> --
>>      Richard Moore rich at ipso-facto.freeserve.co.uk
>> http://www.robocast.com/ richard at robocast.com
>> http://developer.kde.org/ rich at kde.org
>>
>>
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