April 30, 2011 Leave a comment
When one’s program crashes it can sometimes be difficult to find the matching symbols, source code and get hold of a debugger. One way to partially solve this problem is to copy your source code on a share and built against it, so that the source is always available from anywhere, but you will still have to get hold of your symbol files and find a debugger. The solution I came up with is a bit more extreme: package together the binaries, symbols, source code and the debugger! If the package can be organize so that at you can jump into the debugger any time without having to install anything would be even better. So let me demonstrate one way of doing this.
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