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Re: Newer version of gdb and binutils?

You (Frank Neumann) wrote:
> Hi,
> there have been newer versions of these two programs out for some time
> now:
> gdb-4.16 (current in Debian: 4.15)
> binutils-2.7 (current in Debian: 2.6)
> David, are you working on debianizing the newer versions? I'm pretty much
> interested in a newer binutils, because the current Debian version does
> not generate correct code for the 68060 processor (like the current 2.0.18
> kernel on accelerated m68k machines). A patch to gdb-4.16 has also been made
> available by Andreas Schwab to make it compile on m68k. If you want, I 
> can send it to you.

If anyone is going to do this, please base it on


This is the version I use on the Alpha. I've merged the debian binutils-2.6 
and the FSF binutils-2.7 to get a version that is backwards compatible
with building older kernels.

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