polkit does not start

karu.pruun karu.pruun at gmail.com
Tue Jan 20 12:22:12 PST 2015

Thanks for the tip. Can you tell me if there is a similar (elegant)
way to get GDB symbols in dport ports as well? In come cases there's
an OPTION which allows for gdb symbols, but in other cases there is
nothing. I ended up editing Makefiles by hand, which is probably not
the proper way.




On Mon, Jan 12, 2015 at 7:55 AM, Sascha Wildner <saw at online.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 09 Jan 2015 15:14:40 +0100, karu.pruun <karu.pruun at gmail.com> wrote:
>> I compiled polkit and glib with gdb symbols but it seems I might need
>> more symbols in perhaps other libraries? In any case, so far the call
>> to sendto() seems to occur in a piece of code that I can't step in.
> Likely, libc, at least. Our world is not compiled with debug symbols by
> default. You can easily do so by putting DEBUG_FLAGS=-g in your
> /etc/make.conf and rebuild/install world. It will increase disk space used
> and I guess build time too. I do it on all my boxes.
> Regards,
> Sascha

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