Python pretty-printer trouble

Michael Haupt
Mon Apr 22 15:30:00 GMT 2013

Hello again,

Am 22.04.2013 um 14:49 schrieb Michael Haupt <>:
> The pretty-printer is registered correctly but will not be triggered when values of a type the name of which matches the pattern are to be printed. I've read my way through the available documentation at and still have no clue. By now, I'm sure I'm missing something obvious.

this issue kind of resolved itself ... simply not generating any smart DWARF expressions that gdb 7.5 does not understand (DW_OP_push_object_address) made the pretty-printer work all of a sudden.


Michael Haupt

Dr. Michael Haupt
Principal Member of Technical Staff
Phone: +49 331 200 7277, Fax: +49 331 200 7561
Oracle Labs
Oracle Deutschland B.V. & Co. KG, Schiffbauergasse 14, 14467 Potsdam, Germany

More information about the Gdb mailing list