[fpc-pascal] Fwd: [ANNOUNCEMENT] GDB 7.1 released!
jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Mar 19 10:00:29 CET 2010
Begin forwarded message:
> From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore.com>
> Date: 18 Mar 2010 23:20:49 GMT+01:00
> To: gdb at sourceware.org
> Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] GDB 7.1 released!
> Reply-To: gdb at sourceware.org
> GDB 7.1 released!
> Release 7.1 of GDB, the GNU Debugger, is now available via anonymous
> FTP. GDB is a source-level debugger for Ada, C, C++, Objective-C,
> Pascal and many other languages. GDB can target (i.e., debug programs
> running on) more than a dozen different processor architectures, and GDB
> itself can run on most popular GNU/Linux, Unix and Microsoft Windows
> You can download GDB from the GNU FTP server in the directory:
> The vital stats:
> Size md5sum Name
> 17MB 21dce610476c054687b52770d2ddc657 gdb-7.1.tar.bz2
> 23MB 01a6ce13bab5307cfac5c405e4afd1cf gdb-7.1.tar.gz
> There is a web page for GDB at:
> That page includes information about GDB mailing lists (an announcement
> mailing list, developers discussion lists, etc.), details on how to
> access GDB's CVS repository, locations for development snapshots,
> preformatted documentation, and links to related information around
> the net. We will put errata notes and host-specific tips for this release
> on-line as any problems come up. All mailing lists archives are also
> browsable via the web.
> GDB 7.1 brings new targets, features and improvements, including:
> Support for new targets (including a simulator):
> * Xilinx MicroBlaze
> * Renesas RX
> The major new features are:
> * Multi-program debugging, allowing the debugger to control more than
> one program within the same GDB session.
> * Position Independent Executable (PIE) debugging.
> It also features many enhancements and bug fixes, including:
> * Python support has been extended.
> * C++ support improvements (namespace, cast operators, bug fixes)
> * Tracepoint support improvements.
> * Process Record improvements (save/restore execution log, hardware
> watchpoint support).
> * Remote protocol enhancements (Linux kernel debugging, new packets
> for tracepoint support)
> For a complete list and more details on each item, please see the
> gdb/NEWS file.
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