[Vm-dev] Smalltalk stack dump from gdb
btc at openinworld.com
Thu Sep 13 16:29:14 UTC 2018
On Fri, 14 Sep 2018 at 00:02, Alistair Grant <akgrant0710 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Eliot and Everyone,
> Is it possible to print out a smalltalk stack dump from within gdb
> (while debugging a plugin)?
> The latest changes I'm making to fix UTF8 support in
> FileAttributesPlugin are causing a segmentation fault, but I can only
> trigger it during image startup and the fault occurs after returning
> from the primitive. I assume I'm corrupting memory somewhere, but
> haven't been able to track it down yet.
> Wishing I was at ESUG,
I've only dabbled with the VM, but I believe calling printcallStack() from
might be what you need.
Until a more authoritative answer arrives, the following might get you
I believe many of the methods invoked from the VM Simulator can be called
as functions from gdb...
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