Symbolic, Source-level Debugging with RTEMS-22.214.171.124 on Virtex-4 - RESOLVED
chrisj at rtems.org
Tue Dec 26 23:35:23 UTC 2006
Robert S. Grimes wrote:
> I didn't realize it would be so easy, which is why I posted my email
> before even trying it, but I decided to take the plunge and attempt an
> install of a newer version of Insight. All I did was download version
> 6.5 (latest), untarred it, configured, built, and installed it. It
> worked first time!
Is this using Cygwin installed with the devices standard tools, a fresh
Cygwin, or MinGW ?
> There is one very minor issue; when I start Insight, I get a warning
> pop-up window with a GDB message "*no shared* *library support for this
> OS / ABI". I did a Google on this and found several references that
> would make obvious sense to more knowledgeable folks. However, the gist
> of it seemed that the warning was previously an error, but GDB was
> patched to make it only a warning, because there were frequent cases
> where this situation ("no shared library support") was not a problem.
> As far as I can tell, the debugger works fine.
> For others reference, here is the procedure I followed:
> 1. Download insight-6.5.tar.bz2. In the "Getting Started with RTEMS"
> tradition, I put it in an "archive" directory.
> 2. Untar it
> tar xjf ../archive/insight-6.5.tar.bz2
> 3. Configure it
> mkdir b-insight
> cd b-insight
> ../insight-6.5/configure --target=powerpc-rtems
> make all
> make install
Is there a Wiki page for what you have done ?
If not may I suggest you create one and document the set up and things
like this. This is a really interesting device and BSP for RTEMS.
> Now, maybe there is a configure argument that may get rid of the warning
> I mentioned above; if so, I would appreciate hearing about it.
Maybe you should ask on the Insight list.
> Otherwise, as far as I'm concerned, I'm happy!
> On the file naming question:
>> Chris Johns wrote:
>> You should have a .elf file. This has the debug information and the
> one to use.
> Don't know why, but I see no .elf files. I'm like 99% sure that the
> hello.exe file is actually an .elf file, but with the .exe extension. I
> don't know how to verify this. I don't really care what the extension
> is, though it would be less confusing, I suppose, for it to be .elf -
> assuming it actually is!
> Thanks again,
> P.S. Oh, and I'm sorry I posted so quickly before even trying the
> above. My only defense is that I had absolutely no idea it would be
> this easy!
No need to say sorry. GDB is one area on Windows that is not as simple
as it should be how-ever it is getting a lot better. I am glad to see
you have a working setup.
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