[SailfishDevel] Debugging a segmentation fault

Martin Kampas martin.kampas at jolla.com
Mon Jan 23 10:22:23 UTC 2017


Hello Костадин,

gdb's "exec-wrapper" option should help you.

BR,
Martin

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Subject: [SailfishDevel] Debugging a segmentation fault

Hello.

I am trying to build a project that is not developed in Sailfish IDE.
I managed to build in the SDK VM and deploy it on the emulator VM.

My problem is that the app segfaults on startup and I do not know how to debug the crash.
One way to launch it is by running

xdg-open /usr/shared/applications/harbour-<application>.desktop

It starts loading the application and it crashes at start so I have no time to attach gdb.
My question is: is there a way to start the app in such a way as to connect gdb.
Is it possible to connect gdb remotely?
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