Massive slowdown printing values in gdb-7.1

Joel Brobecker
Mon Sep 6 23:31:00 GMT 2010

> I have been testing gdb 7.1 lately and have noticed that under some
> circumstances (which I have been unable to reproduce with a simple
> program), it is taking extremely long (~ 30 seconds) to print a simple
> expreession such as

I don't know if this might help, but have you tried gdb-7.2 and
the CVS HEAD? gdb-7.2 and a daily snapshot of the development branch
are both available at


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