gdb after 7.8 just prints two garbage frames when in batch mode. confirmed on ubuntu and archlinux.
# How to reproduce
echo "thread apply all bt" > /tmp/instr
gdb --batch -x /tmp/instr -p `pidof kate` /usr/bin/kate
Thread 1 (process 23159):
#0 0x00007ff7ffafb39d in ?? ()
#1 0x0000000000000000 in ?? ()
this breaks the crash handler/reporter used for all KDE applications.
ubuntu launchpad bug: https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/gdb/+bug/1371043
KDE bug: https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=339476
Data point: This could be a dupe of 17347.
The fix for that is in the 7.8 branch and will be in 7.8.1.
> Data point: This could be a dupe of 17347.
Yeah, this is fixed in mainline, and bisecting pointed at the fix for 17347.
Closing as fixed then.