[Lazarus] Debugging shared libraries

Mark Morgan Lloyd markMLl.lazarus at telemetry.co.uk
Wed Sep 19 14:01:53 CEST 2012

Martin wrote:
> On 19/09/2012 09:39, Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>> Mark Morgan Lloyd wrote:
>>> However, yesterday's discussion about calling /from/ a 
>>> dynamically-loaded library /into/ a program binary (other than the 
>>> main program) raises an interesting question: can Lazarus+gdb be 
>>> persuaded to trace into a shared library?
>> Does anybody have any thoughts on this? Martin?
> I havent tested it my self, but I recall someone saying they had done 
> it. IIRC by using a starter app, via run  params.
> apparently (on win it requires at least gdb 7.2 or 7.3 (not sure). GDB 
> can set the breakpoints before the lib is loaded, and gdb does then set 
> them on load.  (NOT sure if you can use "openlibrary").
> It's on a long list of things that I want to test.

I'd be happy to provide an example program with calls into and out of a 
.so library.

Mark Morgan Lloyd
markMLl .AT. telemetry.co .DOT. uk

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