Learning gdb

Marco Molteni molter@tin.it
Mon Dec 27 18:10:00 GMT 2004

On Sat, 25 Dec 2004 22:15:47 +1100
Russell Shaw <rjshaw@netspace.net.au> wrote:


> What's a good way of printing messages from my own printfs in the
> source without getting the output mixed up with the console output
> of gdb? (in an x-windows environment)

man gdb:
    Run using device for your program's standard input and output.

so in the xterm you want to use for your printfs, you issue the "tty"
command and use the value you get for gdb:

molter@gattaccio[~]$ tty

on another xterm:
gdb -tty=/dev/ttyp1

Very graphic, classical but efficient.

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