gdb doesn't work well with qtcreator

Luca Pizzamiglio l.pizzamiglio at
Mon Aug 13 08:19:17 UTC 2012

Could you provide a simple repro-case? Is your application a 
multi-thread one?

I'm using gdb 7.4.1_4 with KDevelop without problem, but my applications 
are not Qt based...


On 08/09/12 14:02, HU Dong wrote:
> 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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