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Request help (gdb cross debugger) Where is the latest best hppa1.1-unknown-linux-gnu source code for gdb?

Objective: build Debian hppa -> hurd cross debugger.

Background: Being adventurous, and perhaps foolish, I
bought a HP 9000 715/80 box to use as a general purpose
debugging and otherwise silly hobby box. I have the thing
running Woody just fine using a dumb terminal and want to
use it for a serial debugging machine for OSKit-Mach and
Debian Hurd. Serial connection tested and working.

Problem: gdb-5.1.1 doesn't configure, gives the following
error message:
   checking for X... no
configure: error: *** Gdb does not support host hppa1.1-unknown-linux-gnu
   Configure in /usr/src/gdb-5.1.1/build/gdb failed, exiting.

Comments: See the quoted message [1] from last September at the tail
of this message. I am now going to download the year old gdb source
from cvs.parisc-linux.org/gdb/ and attempt to build it with the following
    ../configure --host=hppa1.1-unknown-linux-gnu --target=i386-pc-gnu

Request: any help in this matter.

Addendum: See quoted message [2] from today.

How in the heck can you make a Debian release if you don't even have
a debugger :-) Like, uh, whats the deal eh? Are you guys debugging with
the force again ?? You should not do that until you are full Jedi Kung-Foo
masters, lest you be taken by the dark side...

Thanks list!
- Doug

[1]   On 09/07/2001, Matt Taggart wrote to me thusly:

"B. Douglas Hilton" writes...

To this end, I purchased a 715/80 box and loaded up Woody
on it thinking (perhaps naively) that this would be an easy
task. To my suprise, the debian-hppa distro does not include

gdb has not been merged upstream yet making inclusion in the Debian package
difficult. However, hppa-linux support is in pehc cvs(see the parisc-linux.org
web page for details).

I have also produced a Debian package by installing to pseudoroot, tar'ing it
up and using alien to convert it. It's not pretty but it works. This package
is available at,


Furthermore, I need a cross-debugger, specifically I need
an hppa -> X86 gdb cross debugger.

I think you'll need to build your own from pehc cvs then.

And finally, I couldn't build gdb for hppa last time I tried,
I tried gdb 4.X, not 5 ( which I will try sometime soon ).

gdb complained that hppa-hp-linux-gnu was not a supported
platform, is it supported in gdb 5?

No, as I said above, no upstream version of gdb contains the hppa-linux
support currently.

[2]   On 02/11/2002, Roland McGrath spake forth this pronouncement:

Try gdb 5.1 from ftp.gnu.org, or else try building from the sources in the
debian gdb package.

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