[Bug: 21.4.19] Crashed in Gnus
scop at xemacs.org
Tue Apr 18 17:58:36 EDT 2006
On Tue, 2006-04-18 at 14:33 -0500, Eric D. Hendrickson wrote:
> "Stephen J. Turnbull" <stephen at xemacs.org> writes:
> > If (1) you have the core file and (2) Fedora provides a debug package
> > which has the symbol table in it, you could get the package, install
> > the symbol table, run gdb on the core file, and get a better
> > backtrace.
> > If not, you would have to get the sources or the debug package, if
> > source compile with debugging, run under gdb (this doesn't slow XEmacs
> > down, but does use system resources) and hope (?!) the crash happens
> > again.
> I doubt if there is a debug package but I will check. I might be able
> to produce one by modifying the source rpm though.
If this XEmacs is from Fedora Extras or Core, then yes, debuginfo
packages are available for all built packages, usually in the debug/
subdirectory of the binary RPM directories in repositories. If this is
the case and you're having problems finding the xemacs-debuginfo
package, ping me.
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