gdb/2188: gdb 6.5 -- internal error with "-var-update *" command

Greg Watson
Sun Jan 14 18:08:00 GMT 2007

The following reply was made to PR gdb/2188; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: Greg Watson <>
To: Daniel Jacobowitz <>
Cc: Clement Chu <>,
Subject: Re: gdb/2188: gdb 6.5 -- internal error with "-var-update *" command
Date: Sun, 14 Jan 2007 10:57:54 -0700

 The problem appears to be fixed in CVS too.
 To summarize, the conditions are:
 gcc 4.1.0
 gdb 6.4 or 6.5
 On Jan 14, 2007, at 7:30 AM, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
 > On Sat, Jan 13, 2007 at 10:36:42PM -0700, Greg Watson wrote:
 >> Daniel,
 >> CVS doesn't build on FC6. I get a whole lot of warnings like "p-
 >> valprint.c: warning: 'tmp_objstack.alloc_failed' may be used
 >> uninitialized" which cause the build to fail. However I did manage to
 >> build one of the 6.6 snapshots. Using this version I no longer see
 >> the assertion for the argc issue, so it appears to have been fixed in
 >> the later release.
 > Use --disable-werror to get this to build.  There was a discussion
 > about those warnings, but it never resolved, unfortunately.
 > -- 
 > Daniel Jacobowitz
 > CodeSourcery

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