[fpc-pascal] annoying gdb bug fixed

Pierre Muller pierre.muller at ics-cnrs.unistra.fr
Mon May 10 15:17:04 CEST 2010

> -----Message d'origine-----
> De : fpc-pascal-bounces at lists.freepascal.org [mailto:fpc-pascal-
> bounces at lists.freepascal.org] De la part de Seth Grover
> Envoyé : Monday, May 10, 2010 2:48 PM
> À : fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org
> Objet : [fpc-pascal] annoying gdb bug fixed
> For those of you interested, in the GDB 7.1 release there is a bug
> which prevents "var" arguments from being "print"ed correctly in GDB.
> I logged a bug for this
> (http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11349), for which a
> GDB developer checked up a fix into the GDB cvs trunk late last week.

  This was me...
  I just wanted to add that this bug is
most probably specific to the debug format used:
  only the dwarf debug format generated information 
that triggered that bug.
  So don't be surprised if you never saw that problem,
it's just because you probably use stabs debug information.

Pierre Muller
Pascal language support maintainer for GDB
... and Free Pascal Core developper

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