Adding Qt Sources to GDB on linux



  • Hi all,

    i try to set up the gdb such that i can debug into qt sources from my library.
    I have Qt 5.3.2 installed (including sources) in ~/Software/Qt.
    Adding the sources via 'Add Qt Sources' button in the options menu does not lead to success.
    It adds the source path /var/tmp/qt-src and targetPath ~/Software/Qt/5.3/Src which is correct.
    But I can't step into the sources. What do i have to configure as source path?
    "Here":http://qt-project.org/doc/qtcreator-2.8/creator-debugger-engines.html is stated it has to be configured as "In the Source path field, specify the source path in the debug information of the executable as reported by the debugger." Unfortunately i don't know what that means.

    How to continue?

    Thank you!

    Regards,
    Andreas



  • You need to use debug build of Qt to make debugger to step into the Qt sources.

    I don't think that Qt from qt-project.org comes with debug info.



  • Hi,

    thanks for your response! You are absolutely right, i link against release libraries. Since the windows build comes with debug libraries i did not check that.
    Is there a way to add these libraries without building them on my own?

    Thanks!


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