Description of problem:
An option to run erlang in gdb similar to
http://dizzyd.com/blog/post/190 could be
The solution in dizzyd's blog uses setting USE_GDB to
a non-empty string to make erlexec run in gdb. There
might be a better suited environment variable and value.
A command line parameter (--debug -g) as used in /usr/bin/firefox
does not look advisable due to erl's peculiar way of parsing command
line options, and other params not fitting in well with that.
Perhaps this should be taken to upstream first, though.
Running gdb on erlexec is useful because e.g. using wx in some
constellations reproducibly segfaults beam.smp.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
R14B-0.15.fc14 (and all other versions, to be exact)
Steps to Reproduce:
No easy way to run erl in gdb.
Easy way to run erl in gdb.
This is mostly a reminder of this issue to myself.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 19 development cycle.
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