[fpc-devel] gdb for win

John Briggs john at johneb47.id.au
Mon May 2 02:59:21 CEST 2005

On Sun, May 01, 2005 at 11:48:42PM +0200, Uberto Barbini wrote:
> On Sunday 01 May 2005 21:39, Florian Klaempfl wrote:
> > Uberto Barbini wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > I'd like to understand which gdb is better to use for current fpc-cvs,
> > > the one in cvs/install/binw32 or mingw one?
> >
> > If that one in cvs/install/... makes no trouble for you, use it, it is
> > tested with fpc. If you have trouble with it => try the mingw one and
> > report it :)
> I experienced some problems with the one integrated some months ago, so I 
> switched to mingw.
> The problem is still there (today fpc and lazarus cvs): launching a program 
> (from lazarus) with fpc gdb nothing happens after the linking, i.e. the 
> program doesn't start. Selecting mingw (without changing anything else) gdb 
> works.

Just for the record, on Linux fpc requires libgdb.a for debugging, I do not 
know what it uses on MS Windows (gdb.dll?) but libgdb.a has been replaced by 

Just a bit of useless info.


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