[fpc-devel] Debugger problem

Marc Weustink marc at dommelstein.net
Sat Aug 7 16:05:28 CEST 2010

Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:
> Marc Weustink schrieb:
>> What if you run a gdb from the command line ?
> I'm somewhat confused. There seem to exist two gdb.exe on my system,
> with slightly different version numbers, but I can locate only one.
> Typically Windows - protect the system from the user :-(
> After some tries: found the other (32 bit?) gdb, and renamed it. Also
> removed the path to FPC 2.4.0 (32 bit).

make sure you use only mingw based gdb for lazarus and not a cygwin 
based (cygwin has a console which doesn't use stdin/out)

>> Does the debuggeroutput window show something ?
> Now gdb allows to run the test program, where the other gdb (32 bit)
> couldn't identify the file format (64 bit).
> Nonetheless when I run the same program from the Lazarus IDE, no console
> window opens :-(

You cannot debug console apps in lazarus.


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