GDB 7.0.90 available for testing

Ralf Corsepius ralf.corsepius@rtems.org
Fri Feb 19 16:44:00 GMT 2010


On 02/19/2010 05:33 PM, Joel Brobecker wrote:
>> For example configure accepts --target=bfin-rtems4.10 without any
>> complaint and subsequently builds binaries.
>
> I think that's a known situation
I guessed as much - binutils and gcc are more restrictive, ... and 
unless I am in error, gdb once also was :(

> - we don't check the correctness of
> the target triplet - often the configure just assumes one of the
> bareboard variants but that's highly speculative at best. when you're lucky,
> you'll see an error message during the GDB configure, but otherwise,
> yeah, GDB will fail at build time.

Note: It did not fail at build-time - Building went absolutely 
smoothless -- gdb crashed at run-time!

Ralf





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