GDB or DDD question? (sorry for the cross post)

Bryan Petty etierra at
Mon Feb 5 10:51:29 MST 2007

On 2/4/07, Alex Esplin <alex.esplin at> wrote:
> does anyone know how to set a breakpoint in a source file other than
> the one currently loaded?  It seems like I saw something for this
> before but I can't remember where it was.  Thanks.

You can also set breakpoints based on symbol names assuming you've got
debug symbols built in, neither method requiring that you actually
open the file.

Bryan Petty

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