gdb unable to read python frame information

Wesley nispray at gmail.com
Tue Mar 11 04:01:10 CET 2014


Now, I fixed the problem...

Instead of python2.6.6, for python 2.7 it's OK..

Why? gdb does not support python 2.6.6?

Is it related to python-gdb.py? I googled a lot, seems only has python2.7-gdb.py, no python2.6-gdb.py.


在 2014年3月10日星期一UTC+8下午3时28分30秒,dieter写道:
> Wesley <nispray at gmail.com> writes:
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> > If you don't read the loop from the top, and don't tell me exactly what you want by just keep saying context, please ingore this post.
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> You are doing things only a few people do: trying to debug
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> a Python process on C level -- and you observe really strange things.
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> It is very difficult to guess from the distance what goes wrong.
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> Apparently, your gdb sees a very strange state of the debugged
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> process. But why?
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> Missing symbols was the first guess (the
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> gdb output you have provided does not suggest this - but
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> I have not seen the "reading symbols from "python" ..."; thus,
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> there may still be a problem with this).
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> A runaway process is another guess.
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> Some gdb problem another one.
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> I would approach the situation by simplifying the setup.
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> Instead of attaching a running Python process, I would
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> use "gdb python"; then "run"; then "CTRL-C" and there look
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> what "bt" gives you (this should demonstrate whether your
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> "gdb" is set up correctly and can debug Python on C level).
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> Then you write an infinitely running function in Python,
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> run it and again interrupt with "gdb" to see whether the "py-*"
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> commands are working. If this all work, you come again
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> to your actual task -- understanding what your python process
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> is doing.




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