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2004-11-18  Andrew Cagney  <cagney@gnu.org>

        * dwarf2read.c: Include "top.c".
        (dwarf2_has_info): Check for readnever_symbol_files.
        * symfile.c (readnever_symbol_files): Define.
        * top.h (readnever_symbol_files): Declare.
        * main.c (captured_main): Add --readnever option.
        (print_gdb_help): Ditto.

2004-11-18  Andrew Cagney  <cagney@gnu.org>

        * gdb.texinfo (File Options): Document --readnever.

Index: gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo
===================================================================
--- gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs.orig/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo	2013-08-02 16:12:54.970085942 +0200
+++ gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo	2013-08-02 16:20:21.164687886 +0200
@@ -1030,6 +1030,12 @@ Read each symbol file's entire symbol ta
 the default, which is to read it incrementally as it is needed.
 This makes startup slower, but makes future operations faster.
 
+@item --readnever
+@cindex @code{--readnever}
+Do not read each symbol file's symbolic debug information.  This makes
+startup faster but at the expense of not being able to perform
+symbolic debugging.
+
 @end table
 
 @node Mode Options
Index: gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/main.c
===================================================================
--- gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs.orig/gdb/main.c	2013-08-02 16:12:54.974085948 +0200
+++ gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/main.c	2013-08-02 16:20:53.704731449 +0200
@@ -459,6 +459,7 @@ captured_main (void *data)
       {"xdb", no_argument, &xdb_commands, 1},
       {"dbx", no_argument, &dbx_commands, 1},
       {"readnow", no_argument, &readnow_symbol_files, 1},
+      {"readnever", no_argument, &readnever_symbol_files, 1},
       {"r", no_argument, &readnow_symbol_files, 1},
       {"quiet", no_argument, &quiet, 1},
       {"q", no_argument, &quiet, 1},
@@ -1154,6 +1155,7 @@ Selection of debuggee and its files:\n\n
   --se=FILE          Use FILE as symbol file and executable file.\n\
   --symbols=SYMFILE  Read symbols from SYMFILE.\n\
   --readnow          Fully read symbol files on first access.\n\
+  --readnever        Do not read symbol files.\n\
   --write            Set writing into executable and core files.\n\n\
 "), stream);
   fputs_unfiltered (_("\
Index: gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/symfile.c
===================================================================
--- gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs.orig/gdb/symfile.c	2013-08-02 16:12:54.975085949 +0200
+++ gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/symfile.c	2013-08-02 16:20:21.165687888 +0200
@@ -82,6 +82,7 @@ static void clear_symtab_users_cleanup (
 
 /* Global variables owned by this file.  */
 int readnow_symbol_files;	/* Read full symbols immediately.  */
+int readnever_symbol_files;	/* Never read full symbols.  */
 
 /* Functions this file defines.  */
 
Index: gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/dwarf2read.c
===================================================================
--- gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs.orig/gdb/dwarf2read.c	2013-08-02 16:12:54.979085954 +0200
+++ gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/dwarf2read.c	2013-08-02 16:20:37.190709689 +0200
@@ -69,6 +69,7 @@
 #include "f-lang.h"
 #include "source.h"
 #include "filestuff.h"
+#include "top.h"
 
 #include <fcntl.h>
 #include "gdb_string.h"
@@ -1834,8 +1835,9 @@ dwarf2_has_info (struct objfile *objfile
                              (void *) names);
       dwarf2_per_objfile->objfile = objfile;
     }
-  return (dwarf2_per_objfile->info.asection != NULL
-	  && dwarf2_per_objfile->abbrev.asection != NULL);
+  return (! readnever_symbol_files
+	  && (dwarf2_per_objfile->info.asection != NULL
+	      && dwarf2_per_objfile->abbrev.asection != NULL));
 }
 
 /* When loading sections, we look either for uncompressed section or for
Index: gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/top.h
===================================================================
--- gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs.orig/gdb/top.h	2013-08-02 16:12:54.980085956 +0200
+++ gdb-7.6.50.20130731-cvs/gdb/top.h	2013-08-02 16:20:21.169687893 +0200
@@ -59,6 +59,7 @@ extern void set_prompt (const char *s);
 
 /* From random places.  */
 extern int readnow_symbol_files;
+extern int readnever_symbol_files;
 
 /* Perform _initialize initialization.  */
 extern void gdb_init (char *);