gnu/124970: gdb(1): gdb crashes after setting hardware
sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru
Mon Oct 13 07:00:19 UTC 2008
The following reply was made to PR gnu/124970; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: Victor Sudakov <sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru>
To: "Dorr H. Clark" <dclark at engr.scu.edu>
Cc: bug-followup at FreeBSD.org, freebsd-bugs at FreeBSD.org
Subject: Re: gnu/124970: gdb(1): gdb crashes after setting hardware watchpoint
Date: Mon, 13 Oct 2008 12:54:07 +0700
Dorr H. Clark wrote:
> We believe that the problem reported in PR 124970 has been fixed in gdb 6.2.1.
> The latest port for gdb6 is 6.6.1 in 7.0-Release. However, 7.0 was distributed
> with the 6.1.1 release of gdb. We recommend that the gdb port in the 7.x
> release series be upgraded to address this issue. Note that FreeBSD 6.3
> also has the same version of gdb with the same problem.
> What follows is a detailed discussion of the issue and a patch.
> In addition to patching gdb itself, switching locally to gdb 6.6.1 is
> another workaround for users concerned about this bug.
Thank you for your effort, I will use gdb from the ports collection.
Victor Sudakov, VAS4-RIPE, VAS47-RIPN
sip:sudakov at sibptus.tomsk.ru
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