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Re: oskit-mach: -O2 and gdb

From: Kevin Kreamer
Subject: Re: oskit-mach: -O2 and gdb
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 01:02:14 -0500
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On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 01:22:20AM +0200, Daniel Wagner said:
> Hello
> When compiling oskit-mach without any optimation, the linker will
> complain about cli not defined in oskit-mach/i386/i386/pic.c. Compiling
> with -O2 helps, but then gdb is confused. Gdb doesn't know where the
> current pc refers to the right source file. Something seems to be
> broken, but what?

A workaround for this particular problem is to substitute cli(); with
asm("cli"); but you probably want to compile with -O2 anyway.  As far as
debugging the optimized code, from what I understand, most other debuggers 
won't debug optimized code at all.

Kevin Kreamer
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