[fpc-devel] gdb for win
peter at freepascal.org
Mon May 2 07:24:35 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
>> > > 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
>> switched to mingw.
>> The problem is still there (today fpc and lazarus cvs): launching a
>> (from lazarus) with fpc gdb nothing happens after the linking, i.e. the
>> program doesn't start. Selecting mingw (without changing anything else)
> Just for the record, on Linux fpc requires libgdb.a for debugging, I do
> know what it uses on MS Windows (gdb.dll?) but libgdb.a has been replaced
Building the FPC Textmode IDE with integrated debugging features requires
libgdb.a for all platforms. The standalone gdb.exe provided by the
installer doesn't require an external library.
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