Short gdb question.

Christopher Faylor
Fri May 4 03:11:00 GMT 2012

On Thu, May 03, 2012 at 10:21:07PM -0400, Reid Thompson wrote:
>On 5/3/2012 7:47 PM, wrote:
>> Is this the right place to suggest that gdb be upgraded for cygwin. If 
>> not where could I suggest that? If this is an acceptable place then 
>> can I add here that if you guys do upgrade gdb that I was hoping you 
>> could make it a bit more detailed maybe make it to show a bit more 
>> information about crashes. An example is that I m working with a 
>> linked list and when the program crashes gdb prints out and only 
>> prints out the words below this text. I am left clueless about the error.
>> Program received signal SIGABRT, Aborted.
>> 0x7ffe0304 in ?? ()
>download, configure, make, make install
>$ /opt/removethis/bin/gdb.exe --version
>GNU gdb (GDB) 7.4
>Copyright (C) 2012 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
>License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later 
>This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
>There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
>and "show warranty" for details.
>This GDB was configured as "i686-pc-cygwin".
>For bug reporting instructions, please see:

...and find out that the above behavior will not change in any way in the
new version of gdb.

Incidentally, I just resigned as the gdb maintainer for Windows.

Anyone else want to take on the mantle?


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