devel/gdb Port

Steven Kreuzer skreuzer at
Wed Oct 20 21:49:11 UTC 2010

With the help of jhb@, I have a port of gdb 7.1 that has been modified to recognize freebsd threads. I would like to get this added to the ports tree
but I would like some feedback as to how it should be added.

Currently, the latest version of gdb in the ports tree is 6.6 and its under devel/gdb66. I was thinking of adding this as gdb71 but the latest version of
the 7.x branch is 7.2 and someone already created a port for it (ports/151077) but it doesn't recognize threads.

So, for the 7 branch, would it make sense to check in version 7.1 as devel/gdb7 and eventually update it to 7.2, or should it be checked in as devel/gdb71?

shar file can be found at


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