gdb doesn't work well with qtcreator

HU Dong itechbear at
Thu Aug 9 12:02:59 UTC 2012

On Thu, Aug 9, 2012 at 7:55 PM, Konstantin Tokarev <annulen at> wrote:
> 09.08.2012, 15:50, "HU Dong" <itechbear at>:
>> Hi,all!
>>     I just installed devel/qtcreator from port. Everything seemed to
>> work fine except the debugger. At first I set it to /usr/bin/gdb, it
>> simply crashed when I started debugging, with a dialog reporting "The
>> gdb process crashed." Then I installed devel/gdb and set the debugger
>> to /usr/local/bin/gdb, qtcreator reported that "Application process
>> could not be stopped:The program is not being run." and "Cannot
>> continue debugged process:The program is not being run."
>>     I've spent much time searching on the internet, but found nothing
>> helpful. Did anyone run into the same problem?
>>     Env: FreeBSD  9.0-RELEASE-p3 FreeBSD 9.0-RELEASE-p3 #0: Tue Jun 12
>> 01:47:53 UTC 2012
>> root at  i386
> Which version og gdb are you using? Qt Creator officially requires gdb >= 7.2,
> and may have issues with earlier versions.
> Maybe it's worthwhile to ask on qt-creator at too.
> --
> Regards,
> Konstantin

I've tested both gdb 6.1.1 and 7.4.1_4, but with no luck.

I suspect that this problem is kind of freebsd-specific, cause I
didn't find similar problems reported on the internet.

HU Dong

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