symtab/2005: info line seems to crash in gdb 6.3

Daniel Jacobowitz
Sat Sep 17 22:58:00 GMT 2005

The following reply was made to PR symtab/2005; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
To: Sven Krueger <>
Subject: Re: symtab/2005: info line seems to crash in gdb 6.3
Date: Thu, 8 Sep 2005 08:56:29 -0400

 On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 07:40:32AM +0200, Sven Krueger wrote:
 > > > if I start a gdb in another gdb and use this one for debugging the simple 
 > > > Hello World program I get the following backtrace:
 > > Could you try this with valgrind?  It definitely doesn't happen to me.
 > (...)
 > > Failing that, please attach a small binary which shows the problem.
 > Of course. I've attached the valgrind dump and the binary to this mail.
 > By the way: Thank you very much for your great work on gdb and for your 
 > support!!
 Have you reproduced this with gdb built from source, rather than:
 > GNU gdb Red Hat Linux (
 patched by Red Hat?
 Because I can't reproduce this using Debian's gdb 6.3 packages, or a
 HEAD CVS build.
 Daniel Jacobowitz
 CodeSourcery, LLC

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