Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 439234
Corrupted DWARF expression
Last modified: 2009-01-20 17:02:36 EST
Description of problem:
The problem occurs with a large program that I am debugging. It has been
correctly diagnosed and fixed in the URL. It is fixed in later versions of GDB
too (6.7 for sure).
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
GNU gdb Red Hat Linux (6.5-25.el5_1.1rh)
I guess while debugging large programs, try and print some values.
dwarf2_read_address: Corrupted DWARF expression.
values for variables.
Fixed in HEAD by upstream:
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This issue should be remedied with the gdb rebase in RHEL 5.3
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