Describes the view content.
This view is only populated when connected to a Linux target. It enables you to:
see a tabular view of the shared libraries used by the application
see a tabular view of dynamically loaded Operating System (OS) modules
load and unload debug information for a specific module or shared library.
Figure 10-15 Modules view showing shared libraries
Figure 10-16 Modules view showing operating system modules
A connection must be established and OS support enabled within the debugger before a loadable module can be detected. OS support is automatically enabled when a Linux kernel image is loaded into the debugger. However, you can manually control this by using the
set os command.
Right-click on the column headers to select the columns that you want displayed:
Displays the name and location of the component on the target.
Displays whether the symbols are currently loaded for each object.
Displays the load address of the object.
Displays the size of the object.
Displays the component type. For example, shared library or OS module.
- Host File
Displays the name and location of the component on the host workstation.
Host File columns are displayed by default.
Toolbar and context menu options
The following options are available from the toolbar or context menu:
- Linked: context
Links this view to the selected connection in the Debug Control view. This is the default. Alternatively you can link the view to a specific connection. If the connection you want is not shown in the drop-down list you might have to select it first in the Debug Control view.
Refreshes the view.
Copies the selected data.
- Select All
Selects all the displayed data.
- Load Symbols
Loads debug information into the debugger from the source file displayed in the Host File column. This option is disabled if the host file is unknown. before the file is loaded.
- Add Symbol File...
Opens a dialog box where you can select a file from the host workstation containing the debug information required by the debugger.
- Discard Symbols
Discards debug information relating to the selected file.
- Show in Memory
Displays the Memory view starting at the load address of the selected object.
- Show in Disassembly
Displays the Disassembly view starting at the load address of the selected object.