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Re: gdb package

On Thu, Sep 29, 2005 at 10:52:58PM +0200, Alfred M. Szmidt wrote:
> The gdb package in Debian is fucked up (I have no politer way of
> saying it, this thing wasted me a couple of hours of sleep), info file
> causes segfaults, 

Thanks for the report.  I could not reproduce this, however, I have
uploaded a new gdb package built without any Debian patches (except for
a tiny one to make it build with gcc-4.0) to gnuab, hopefully this will
work better.

> and doing stepi in some circumstances will just jump to $pc+0xcc0000
> or some such.  For example:
> (gdb) si
> 0x0000f412      279       __mig_dealloc_reply_port (MACH_PORT_NULL);
> 1: x/i $pc  0xf412 <_dl_sysdep_start_cleanup+18>:       
>     call   0x13c70 <__mig_dealloc_reply_port>
> (gdb) si
> 0x00cd3c70 in ?? ()
> 1: x/i $pc  0xcd3c70:   Cannot access memory at address 0xcd3c70
> Disabling display 1 to avoid infinite recursion.
> Could someone fix this crap?  

Could you please verify whether this is still an issue?



Michael Banck
Debian Developer

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