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Re: Release-critical Bugreport for April 14, 2000

Vincent Renardias <vincent@debian.org> writes:

> On Fri, 14 Apr 2000, David Starner wrote:
> > <FLAME>
> > Yes, we are releasing a badly broken gdb with potato. That's been
> > true for all of potato, and attempts to fix it by uploading a new
> > gdb-4.17 that was basically slink's gdb were strongly objected
> > to by Vincent Renardias. Seems it's the users' fault that gdb
> Going back to 4.17 is not an option since 4.18 fixed a lot of bugs...
> However, I've always said I'd welcome a patch porting the functionnalities
> from 4.17 to 4.18... So far nobody has even bothered to send me an updated
> patch for ada and pthread, so I assume it's not really important. If you
> happen to disagree, please send me a patch or motivate someone to do so.
> (I got a new objc patch a few days ago but haven't tried it yet).

Maybe providing two gdb versions ?
Having threads really help...

Which bugs does gdb 4.18 fix ? I (and some other 40+ people) have been
using gdb 4.17 happily :-)


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