GDB 6.1 problem

William Lentz
Thu May 13 17:44:00 GMT 2004

Hi all,

With gdb-6.1 I often encounter the following error:

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This GDB was configured as "--host=i686-pc-linux-gnu
bt_chk_task_stacks () at bt_task.c:61
61          for (i= 0; i< fe_total_task_num; i++) {
warning: no shared library support for this OS / ABI
Current language:  auto; currently c
The target architecture is assumed to be powerpc:603
Breakpoint 1 at 0x18924c: file entry.c, line 2550.
Breakpoint 2 at 0xf2384: file pa_error.c, line 158.
(gdb) p/x $pc
../../insight-6.1/gdb/regcache.c:741: internal-error: regcache_raw_read:
Assertion `regcache == current_regcache' failed.
A problem internal to GDB has been detected,
further debugging may prove unreliable.
Quit this debugging session? (y or n) y

I'm connected remotely to a bdi2000 which is debugging a powerpc 603e.

If I use gdb-5.3 I never see this problem.  Any ideas?


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