Request for approval: Allow Java's ELF symtab reader to use separate debuginfo files

Andrew Haley aph at
Fri Jan 8 18:52:29 UTC 2010

On 12/09/2009 03:36 PM, Andrew Haley wrote:
> This is
> 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

Webrev at

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?


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