Short gdb question.
Fri May 4 04:44:00 GMT 2012

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> 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 ?? ()
>> Just...
>> 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?
> cgf
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Alright if I download and compile it can I just mv gdb.exe into /bin and 
overwrite gdb.exe?

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