Request for approval: Allow Java's ELF symtab reader to use separate debuginfo files
Andrew John Hughes
gnu_andrew at member.fsf.org
Fri Jan 8 11:11:53 PST 2010
2010/1/8 Andrew Haley <aph at redhat.com>:
> On 12/09/2009 03:36 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
>> This is https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=541548
>> The symptom is that jmap doesn't work because target libraries are stripped.
>> The fix is to allow the symtab reader to use the separate debuginfo files
>> that are available for all (AFAIK) GNU/Linux distributions.
> This is now also https://bugs.openjdk.java.net/show_bug.cgi?id=100126
> Webrev at http://cr.openjdk.java.net/~aph/100126-hotspot-webrev/
> I have now checked several Linux distros, old and new, and although
> they keep their debuginfo files in different places, this patch works
> on all of them.
> Is this OK? And, if so, which repos should I push the patch to?
It also needs a Sun bug ID to push, so could the reviewer please
allocate one :-)
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