Bug 439257 - Corrupted DWARF expression
Summary: Corrupted DWARF expression
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 4
Classification: Red Hat
Component: gdb
Version: 4.6
Hardware: ia64
OS: Linux
Target Milestone: rc
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Assignee: Jan Kratochvil
QA Contact:
URL: http://www.cygwin.com/ml/gdb-patches/...
Depends On: 439234
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2008-03-27 18:40 UTC by Jan Kratochvil
Modified: 2008-07-24 19:57 UTC (History)
2 users (show)

Fixed In Version: RHBA-2008-0717
Doc Type: Bug Fix
Doc Text:
Clone Of:
Last Closed: 2008-07-24 19:57:01 UTC

Attachments (Terms of Use)

System ID Priority Status Summary Last Updated
Red Hat Product Errata RHBA-2008:0717 normal SHIPPED_LIVE gdb bug fix update 2008-07-23 16:16:02 UTC

Description Jan Kratochvil 2008-03-27 18:40:02 UTC
+++ This bug was initially created as a clone of Bug #439234 +++

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):
gdb- (only verified the problem exists in the source)

How reproducible:
I guess while debugging large programs, try and print some values.
Actual results:
dwarf2_read_address: Corrupted DWARF expression.

Expected results:
values for variables.

Additional info:

Comment 2 RHEL Product and Program Management 2008-03-27 18:59:23 UTC
This request was evaluated by Red Hat Product Management for inclusion in a Red
Hat Enterprise Linux maintenance release.  Product Management has requested
further review of this request by Red Hat Engineering, for potential
inclusion in a Red Hat Enterprise Linux Update release for currently deployed
products.  This request is not yet committed for inclusion in an Update

Comment 4 Jan Kratochvil 2008-04-01 16:34:50 UTC
Fixed in HEAD by upstream:

Comment 14 errata-xmlrpc 2008-07-24 19:57:01 UTC
An advisory has been issued which should help the problem
described in this bug report. This report is therefore being
closed with a resolution of ERRATA. For more information
on therefore solution and/or where to find the updated files,
please follow the link below. You may reopen this bug report
if the solution does not work for you.


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