The Life Unwired with Ben Combee (unwiredben) wrote,
The Life Unwired with Ben Combee
unwiredben

Quick note on native Android debugging

This is for reference by future programmers using Google to find out something on this topic.

When using gdbserver with the Android 2.0.1 emulator to debug native command line applications, you can get into a situation where it won't stop the child application, instead letting it run to its death before setting up the debug connection to gdb.  I wasn't able to figure out why this was happening, but rebooting the emulator allowed for the correct operation again.  When you start getting communication errors from gdb, a reboot is a good call as other things may be hosed.
Tags: android, mozilla, work
Subscribe
  • Post a new comment

    Error

    Anonymous comments are disabled in this journal

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

  • 0 comments