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Subject: Re: [OMPI devel] gdb libmpi.dylib on Leopard
From: Aurélien Bouteiller (bouteill_at_[hidden])
Date: 2008-09-19 14:02:40

Thanks Ralf for the support. I upgraded to libtool 2.2.6 and it didn't
solved the problem though. Still looking for somebody to confirm that
its working or not working on their Mac.


Le 17 sept. 08 à 12:39, Ralf Wildenhues a écrit :

> Hello Aurélien,
> * Aurélien Bouteiller wrote on Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 06:32:11PM CEST:
>> I have been facing a weird problem for several month now (I guess
>> since I
>> upgraded from Tiger to Leopard). I am unable to debug Open MPI
>> using gdb
>> on my mac. The problem comes from gdb not being able to load
>> symbols from
>> the dynamic libraries of Open MPI. I receive a message "warning:
>> Could
>> not find object file "/Users/bouteill/ompi/
>> opal/.libs/libopen-pal.lax/libmca_memory.a/memory_base_close.o" - no
>> debug information available for "../../../../trunk/opal/mca/memory/
>> base/memory_base_close.c".". As you can see, the path to the object
>> file
>> containing the symbols is not correct. It links to the temporary
>> files
>> expanded during the final stage link. As those files do not exist
>> anymore, gdb gets confused.
> I have a vague memory that this is fixed in Libtool 2.2.6. If you're
> using an older version, please retry bootstrapping OpenMPI with that
> one.
> Cheers,
> Ralf
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