Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
P is for Practical

Re: Perl symbols for debugging?

by bulk88 (Priest)
on Feb 19, 2014 at 04:05 UTC ( #1075419=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to Perl symbols for debugging?

You can't with Strawberry Perl. GCC symbols are usually embedded in the binary ("striped" is the power word). If your binary doesn't come with them, tough luck. Visual C Perl uses pdb files, which are usually distributed in a separate archive than the binaries. Activeperl 5.16 and older use Visual C and AS has .zips with the pdb files for download. Also windbg can not read GCC symbols. Only gdb can read GCC symbols. Also gdb can not read Visual C/windbg symbols. I suggest sticking with a strictly Visual C compiled process to keep your sanity.

Comment on Re: Perl symbols for debugging?

Log In?

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://1075419]
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others surveying the Monastery: (5)
As of 2015-11-28 10:26 GMT
Find Nodes?
    Voting Booth?

    What would be the most significant thing to happen if a rope (or wire) tied the Earth and the Moon together?

    Results (741 votes), past polls