[fpc-devel] Conditional Breakpoints using FPC and GDB

Joost van der Sluis joost at cnoc.nl
Fri Aug 13 13:30:59 CEST 2010

On Fri, 2010-08-13 at 11:14 +0200, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> More reasons I hate FPC using GDB as a debugger instead of a native written
> one.  Does anybody know if there is a way to support Conditional
> Breakpoints in FPC + GDB with string types?

You could try the gdb version from Fedora, and then use dwarf-3 with
fpc-trunk (-gw3). That combination supports proper displaying of
varchar's. And I think it will also evaluate them right. But I didn't
test it and it's all very experimental. (Other things may not work at


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