11.17 Modules view

Use the Modules view to display a tabular view of the shared libraries and dynamically loaded Operating System (OS) modules used by the application. It is only populated when connected to a Linux target.

Figure 11-26 Modules view showing shared libraries
Modules view showing shared libraries


Note:

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:

Name

Displays the name and location of the component on the target.

Symbols

Displays whether the symbols are currently loaded for each object.

Address

Displays the load address of the object.

Size

Displays the size of the object.

Type

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.

Show All Columns

Displays all columns.

Reset Columns

Resets the columns displayed and their widths to the default.

The Name, Symbols, Address, Type, and 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 different 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.

Copy

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.

View Menu

The following View Menu options are available:

Update View When Hidden

Enables the updating of the view when it is hidden behind other views. By default this view does not update when hidden.

Refresh

Refreshes the view.

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