[lldb-dev] process launch: exec past eLaunchFlagDebug for debugserver local debugging
tfiala at google.com
Fri Aug 22 15:13:46 PDT 2014
On Fri, Aug 22, 2014 at 2:59 PM, Todd Fiala <tfiala at google.com> wrote:
> Hey Greg,
> Where is the code in lldb that does the final 'resume' when we get the
> inferior stopped at the entry point with eLaunchFlagDebug?
> I've got my local Linux debugging working with llgs with a band-aid fix to
> address the race condition, but I do consistently stop at the entry point
> to the program (the exec stop for the final exec into the true inferior
> Another symptom I'm seeing (maybe it is related) is that lldb doesn't seem
> to know what the target is. IOW, I see this kind of behavior:
> tfiala at tfiala2:/mnt/ssd/work/macosx.sync/mp-git/build-debug$ bin/lldb --
> (lldb) target create "/usr/local/google/home/tfiala/play/loops/loops"
> Current executable set to '/usr/local/google/home/tfiala/play/loops/loops'
> (lldb) run
> Process 20363 launched: '/usr/local/google/home/tfiala/play/loops/loops'
> Process 20363 stopped
> * thread #1: tid = 20363, 0x00007f9b806f02d0, name = 'loops', stop reason
> = exec
> frame #0: 0x00007f9b806f02d0
> -> 0x7f9b806f02d0: movq %rsp, %rdi
> 0x7f9b806f02d3: callq 0x7f9b806f3a70
> 0x7f9b806f02d8: movq %rax, %r12
> 0x7f9b806f02db: movl 0x221b17(%rip), %eax
> // ^= here you see the behavior where I stop at the final exec (as I'd
> expect at the private level, but I'd expect lldb to want to continue it at
> the public level).
> (lldb) c
> Process 20363 resuming
> i = 0
> i = 1
> i = 2
> i = 3
> i = 4
> i = 5
> i = 6
> i = 7
> i = 8
> i = 9
> Process 20363 exited with status = 0 (0x00000000)
> (lldb) run
> error: no file in target, create a debug target using the 'target create'
> // ^= Huh? I should be able to re-run :-)
On this part, I think I may not be clearing out everything that needs to be
cleared out on an exec. I'm going to trace what debugserver/lldb does on
MacOSX when an exec is detected to see if I'm missing anything on the Linux
> Todd Fiala | Software Engineer | tfiala at google.com | 650-943-3180
Todd Fiala | Software Engineer | tfiala at google.com | 650-943-3180
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