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Update gdb to 10.1
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Authored by aleksvor on Sun, Nov 1, 3:12 PM.


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  • 10.1:
    • Support for debugging new targets: BPF (bpf-unknown-none).
    • Multi-target debugging support (experimental).
    • Support for debuginfod, an HTTP server for distributing ELF/DWARF debugging information as well as source code.
    • Improved performance during startup through the use of threading during symbol table loading (an optional feature in GDB 9, now enabled by default in GDB 10).
    • Various enhancements to the Python API.
    • Various TUI Mode fixes and enhancements.
    • Detection when attaching to a process of a mismatch between this process and the executable previously loaded into GDB.
    • Support for default arguments for "alias" commands.
  • 9.2:
    • TUI: Fix resizing the source/disassembly or command window produces corrupted display.
    • GDB: Fix GDB can't 'printf' a convenience variable holding an inferior address.
    • symtab: Fix infinite loop loading symbols from separate debug objfile.

Packaging changes:

  • Switch to Python 3.
  • Use system zlib.
Test Plan

Debugged C program with "plain" GDB and in Qt Creator:

  • Set breakpoints at the start of the main fuction.
  • Executed program step by step while watching the value of the variable.

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aleksvor created this revision.Sun, Nov 1, 3:12 PM
aleksvor requested review of this revision.Sun, Nov 1, 3:12 PM
algent added a subscriber: algent.EditedSun, Nov 1, 5:33 PM

Homepage link with https is better.

aleksvor updated this revision to Diff 23862.Mon, Nov 2, 9:41 AM

Use HTTPS link for homepage. Thanks @algent for noticing it.