[R] debugger not recognizing C routine names

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Fri Dec 15 17:26:00 CET 2000

On Fri, 15 Dec 2000, Jonathan Myles wrote:

> Something seems to have changed with the debugger 
> option since I used it last,
> unless I've forgotten something really stupid
> (much more likely) .  The 
> debugger doesn't seem to recognise the names of C routines

Your debugger did warn you:  

> (gdb) r
> Starting program: /home/jonm/R/R-1.1.1/bin/R.bin 
> warning: Unable to find dynamic linker breakpoint function.
> GDB will be unable to debug shared library initializers
> and track explicitly loaded dynamic code.

My guess is that you need to find why gdb can't "find dynamic linker
breakpoint function", which looks like a problem with your setup...


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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