How do I get gdbserver for FreeBSD 5.4?
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Dec 30 12:09:19 PST 2005
Paul Marciano <pm940 at yahoo.com> writes:
> --- Lowell Gilbert
> <freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org>
> > gdbserver isn't currently ported for FreeBSD. If
> > you really need it (as opposed to some other form of
> > remote debugging), you could probably best get
> > by asking obrien for hints.
> Thanks for the info Lowell.
> What do you mean by "some other form of remove
> What I want to do is attach gdb from a development
> machine to a process running on an remote embedded
> target (stripped binaries, no source). I've only
> recently heard of gdbserver. I'm happy to use an
> alternative, if one exists.
Oh; I thought you wanted to run gdbserver on *FreeBSD*. The *client*
side is going to need a gdb agent of some sort; gdbserver might work
if the embedded machine is sufficiently Unix-like. Otherwise, you may
need a custom gdb on your FreeBSD machine as well as a debugging agent
on the target.
Lowell Gilbert, embedded/networking software engineer, Boston area
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