[Mono-dev] Debug symbols not available from Mono tools

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Sat Jul 19 13:07:16 EDT 2008

> Apparently, the debug symbols for our assemblies (except for mscorlib) are
> not installed (or symlinked) into our profile dirs (eg.
> $prefix/lib/mono/2.0). 
> Since our tool assemblies are in the same directory they load the system
> assemblies from that dir and not from the GAC, hence no debug symbols are
> available.
> Should we also install (symlink on linux) the mdbs to the profile dirs?

Ah, this is a good scenario that we had not considered.

Yes, we should modify gacutil to do this (on Linux, on Windows the
symlink wont work).

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