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Re: Problems with the pager of fatfs

From: Marcus Brinkmann
Subject: Re: Problems with the pager of fatfs
Date: Tue, 23 Apr 2002 19:22:46 +0200
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On Tue, Apr 23, 2002 at 06:38:44PM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 12:59:47PM +0200, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:
> > On Mon, Apr 22, 2002 at 10:30:30AM +0200, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
> > > I got the same kind of problem. First of all, I think you should not 
> > > compile
> > > with optimization if you want to debug it with gdb (otherwise you get 
> > > weird
> > > think).
> > 
> > You should always compile with optimization when compiling the Hurd or
> > glibc (or Hurd components for that matter).  Some parts depend on that
> > (notably libthreads).
> All right. But never try to debug a program that has been compiled with
> optimization or you'll get confused on what happens (I asked about it not long
> ago).

Well, gdb can trick you into seeing things that are not there.  You have to
keep that in mind, sure.
> And what do you mean by "depends on that"?

Try to build the Hurd without optimization, and you will see.  AFAIR, it has
to do with inlining.


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