[Mono-list] mono-0.24 build and gdb
Piyush, Garyali (IE10)
Wed, 7 May 2003 21:02:26 +0530
Thanks Miguel, :)
That sure helped a lot.
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> From: Miguel de Icaza [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 07, 2003 8:47 PM
> To: Piyush, Garyali (IE10)
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> Subject: Re: [Mono-list] mono-0.24 build and gdb
> > 1. If I don't use the Garbage Collector and do a
> ./configure .. I get "GC :
> > Auto" which I reckon means that the build would go ahead
> without the use of
> > GC. Then why in case of mini do I still have the following :
> > genmdesc_LDADD = $(libs) -lgc -lm
> > This broke my build and I had to remove -lgc to proceed.
> Auto is an artifact of the past. Back then we were hoping to support
> more than one GC engine. Auto means `Use any GC if found, do
> not use it
> if not found' as opposed to `definitely use Boehm or definitely do not
> use anything'.
> You have to manually specify none there:
> configure --with-gc=none
> > 2. I use gdb to debug into the, what is now called "oldmono" code:
> > gdb --args oldmono helloworld.exe
> > but with the new mono(aot) whenever I open the gdb, it
> retorts with "mono:
> > is not in executable format : File format not recognized".
> What might be the
> > reason for this?
> If you do that from the Mono build directory, `mono' and `oldmono' are
> wrappers generated by libtool. The real binaries typically live under
> So you can do:
> gdb --args .libs/mono helloworld.exe
> Or just do a make install and use as you normally would.