** HEADS UP ** GDB detached from the 5-CURRENT build

David O'Brien obrien at freebsd.org
Thu Jun 17 08:28:55 GMT 2004

On Wed, Jun 16, 2004 at 03:38:20PM -0400, Brian Feldman wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 15, 2004 at 10:23:31PM -0700, David O'Brien wrote:
> > I have disconnected (i.e., disabled) `gdb` from 'make world' due to the
> > impending binutils 2.15 import.  GDB 5.12 cannot consume the 2.15 bfd and
> > libiberty.
> > 
> > For now GDB users will have to use the devel/gdb6 port.  There will be an
> > import of GDB 6.x into the /usr/src tree before 5.3-RELEASE.
> The distfiles are gone for the snapshot currently specified in the gdb6
> port.

You need to CVSup more often:

    obrien      2004-06-14 08:33:19 UTC

    FreeBSD ports repository
    Modified files:
        devel/gdb6           Makefile distinfo
        Update to the 2003-05-25 snapshot.

Bento should also have older ones.  You're also capable of bumping the
snapshot date and updating the port. :-)

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