'gdb' Software

Stan Shebs shebs@apple.com
Thu May 25 13:27:00 GMT 2000

Janet Casey wrote:

Here are a few things I noticed:

> %%name: gdb
> %%short-description: GNU debugger for C, C++, and Fortran
> %%doc: Printed reference card available from
> http://www.gnu.org/ordering/ ; printed user's manual available from
> http://www.gnu.org/ordering/ ; online reference manual available in
> Russion from http://www.chg.ru/~dima/gdb/ ; online reference manual
       ^ should be 'a'

> available in Japanese from http://www.asahi-net.or.jp/~wg5k-ickw/ ;
> Programmer's Gdb internals manual available from
> http://sourceware.cygnus.com/gdb/onlinedocs/gdbint_toc.html
> %%developers: Stan Shebs <shebs@cygnus.com>

That's shebs@apple.com now, and anyway there should be a lot of names
here, several hundred if you want to credit everybody properly; what
is the usual practice for large projects?

> %%contributors:


> %%sponsors:

What is a sponsor?  Do you have any examples?

> %%supported-languages:

C, C++, Java, Fortran, Chill

> %%use-requirements: ncurses4, libreadlineg2

GDB includes its own copy of readline, so I suspect libreadlineg2
should not be listed here.

> %%dev-list: gdb@gnu.org; gdb-testers@gnu.org; gdb-patches@gnuorg
                                                               ^ add a '.'


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