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== Fixes in GDB 7.8.2 (we may not make that release) == == Fixes in GDB 7.8.2 ==

GDB 7.8.x Release Management

[NAME] at the beginning of each item is the name of a point of contact who will help trying to get the issue fixed faster.

Current Status

  • Current tentative branch date: 2014-06-02
  • Branch created: 2014-06-11
  • GDB 7.8 released: 2014-07-29
  • GDB 7.8.1 released: 2014-10-29
  • GDB 7.8.2 released: 2015-01-15

Fixes in GDB 7.8.2

Todo: [Please use the following format: [assignee] PR xxx/nnnnn (one-line description of PR)]

Done: [Please use the following format: PR xxx/nnnnn (one-line description of PR)]

  • PR symtab/17642 ([7.8 regression] internal-error: resolve_dynamic_struct: Assertion `TYPE_NFIELDS (type) > 0' failed.)

  • PR binutils/17677 (_bfd_elf_get_synthetic_symtab runs in O(n^2) complexity)

  • PR gdb/16215 (SPARC: can't compute CFA for this frame)

  • PR gdb/17525 (target-async: breakpoint commands not executed when program run from -x script)

  • PR cli/17828 ([7.8 regression] -batch -ex r breaks terminal)


  • PR cli/17716 ([7.7 regression] Backtrace cannot be stopped by 'q' or CTRL-C)

Fixes in GDB 7.8.1

Todo: [Please use the following format: [assignee] PR xxx/nnnnn (one-line description of PR)]

Done: [Please use the following format: PR xxx/nnnnn (one-line description of PR)]

  • PR python/17364 (Need better printer names in bound_registers.py)

  • PR build/17104 (CFLAGS="-Wall -Wextra" gdb/confgure --with-babeltrace fails)

  • PR gdb/17345 (babeltrace (1.1.2 and later) complains about the ctf data generated by GDB)

  • PR build/17298 (gcore: Couldn't get registers: No such process)

  • PR python/17342 (Xmethod Python is not Python 3 compatible)

  • PR python/17355 (Crash on Python frame filters with unreadable arg)

  • PR guile/17367 (computation of guild path wrong when pkg-config script supplied as arg to --with-guile)

  • PR gdb/17247 (gdb freezes on multi threaded app)

  • PR gdb/17347 (Regression: GDB stopped on run with attached process)

  • PR gdb/17407 (Regression for Linux vDSO reading)

  • PR server/17457 (aarch64/gdbserver: wrong floating point registers display)

  • PR server/17487 (state->dr_control_mirror == 0 failed assertion in gdbserver on Windows)

  • PR gdb/17472 (with annotations, input while executing in the foreground crashes readline/gdb)

  • PR gdb/17471 (repeating a background command makes it foreground)

  • PR cli/17300 (crash in non-stop mode with continue -a & (readline_callback_read_char() called with no handler!))

  • PR python/17372 (python hangs when displaying help())

  • PR python/17408 (../../gdb/infrun.c:5256: internal-error: switch_back_to_stepped_thread: Assertion `!schedlock_applies(1)' failed.)

The GDB 7.8 Release



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