Modules view

This view is only populated when connected to a Linux target. It enables you to:

Figure 34. Modules view showing shared libraries

Modules view showing shared libraries

Figure 35. Modules view showing an operating system module

Modules view showing an operating system module

Note

A connection must be established and operating system support must be activated within the debugger before a loadable module can be detected. You can use the set os command to control operating system support in the debugger.

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.

Kind

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.

The Name, Symbols, Address, Kind, and Host File columns are displayed by default.

The Modules view is not visible by default. To add this view:

  1. Ensure that you are in the DS-5 Debug perspective.

  2. Select Window → Show View to open the Show View dialog box.

  3. Select Modules view.

Show/hideToolbar and context menu options

The following options are available from the toolbar or context menu:

Refresh

Refresh the view.

Copy

Copy the selected data.

Select All

Select 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. For example 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.

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