GDB 5.0.1?

Michael Peck
Mon Jul 10 23:32:00 GMT 2000

Is the Solaris 8 x86 problem fixed?  When you configure it, configure
incorrectly determines that I have no curses.h.  This causes mucho
compilation errors later on.

Simply editing the config.h to define CURSES_H fixes the problem, and then
the build works fine.

The status for this problem:

Solaris 8 x86 (PIII-560)
gcc 2.95.2

I had the same problem with several of the snapshots shortly before 5.0
became official, and 5.0 has the same problem.

I sent some mail in about it long ago, and never saw a reply.

I haven't had time to figure it out myself, especially since I get all
confused trying to figure out what configure does, I was happy to find the


Andrew Cagney wrote:

> Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >
> > Hello,
> >
> > So is an incremental release worth it?  Personally, I've no problems
> > with just re-spinning the head of the 5.0 branch and calling it 5.0.1
> > (with the NEWS file tweeked).
> >
> > Beyond that, I've reservations, I'd rather see people putting more
> > effort into the trunk and the next major release.
> >
> > Opinions?  Give it 2-4 more weeks and then just re-spin what ever is on
> > the head and then close the branch?
> I've only seen two responses to this and both were ``don't worry''.
> Unless there are good reasons I'm going to declare the 5.0 branch closed
> (which actually means nothing :-).
>         Andrew

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