Boomerang and gcov

Last night I tried enabling coverage in boomerang compilation. It seems it will not be as easy as I thought. Gcov is failing to find source files, although the .gcda and .gcno files are being generated and are on the correct location. Snippet from gcov error:

$ gcov c/ansi-c-parser.gcda -o c -b >/dev/null
ansi-c.y:cannot open source file
/usr/local/lib/ open source file
ansi-c-parser.cpp:cannot open source file

In this case the source file is in c/ansi-c-parser.cpp, but it insists on looking for it in the current directory. For this specific case, I figured out the errors are due to #line directives generated by bison++, but there are various errors like this. I’ll look into them at another time. Currently, I’m investigating unexpected errors reported by the functional testsuite (more on this later).


About lizardo

My hobby: figure out how systems are expected to work; induce them to work unexpectedly; and responsibly disclose.
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One Response to Boomerang and gcov

  1. lamia says:

    comment analyser avec GCOV sous linux ,et comment profiler avec GPROF sous linux. merci à la vance

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