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Revision as of 14:57, 23 March 2008

General tricks

  • Some pascal specific patches were excepted; so if possible set language to pascal "set language pascal"
  • To get help, use "help <command>" or "help" to see a category list.
  • To view datastructures raw, use the "x" command (see "help x")

Examining Type Info

  • Q: What function should I use for dumping the type info?
  • A: Run x/100c in gdb until it frames. then use 'frame <framenr>' to jump to the correct frame

Inspecting an ansistring

  • Q: How do I examine an ansistring?
  • A: "x/s <stringname>"