[ANNOUNCEMENT] gdb 13.1-1 (TEST)

Jon Turney jon.turney@dronecode.org.uk
Tue Feb 21 19:04:02 GMT 2023

The following package has been updated in the Cygwin distribution:

* gdb-13.1-1

The GNU debugger allows you to debug programs written in C, C++, and 
other languages, by executing them in a controlled fashion and printing 
their data.

This is an update to the latest upstream version:


See the /usr/share/doc/gdb/NEWS file for a list of user-visible changes.

Of particular interest:

* The 'disable-randomization' setting now works on Windows versions 
which support disabling ASLR for a spawned process. If supported, it's 
on by default.

* GDB can now show thread names set with SetThreadDescription() (which 
is used by Cygwin's implementation of pthread_setname_np(), the 
equivalent UNIX API)

In addition, it contains the following patches carried forward from the 
previous Cygwin package:

* Teach the demangler to deal with '@'-decorated __stdcall functions
* (experimental) Teach gdb how to unwind frames for the Cygwin signal 
delivery wrapper functions _sigbe and sigdelayed
* Fix a memory leak which would occur in the case when the result of 
realpath() is greater than or equal to SO_NAME_MAX_PATH_SIZE (Corinna 
* Simplify and improve handling of inferior context after a Cygwin signal
* Use cygwin pgid if inferior is a cygwin process (Takashi Yano)

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