gdbserver host:port question

Chris Packham
Sun Apr 21 08:52:00 GMT 2019

On Sun, 21 Apr 2019, 11:15 AM Aname, <> wrote:

> Hi ,
> as far as I know gdbserver can be launched with above command ,
> specifying where the server should listen for incoming traffic.
> however the part that confuses me is the host 'part', specifically
> does host mean the IP address from which the client (gdb-multiarch)
> will send its command, or the IP address relative to the host the
> server is running on?

I believe it's the ip address of the client machine (the one running

And finally will the syntax gdbserver :port be supported without
> specifying the host?

Yes that's the typical usage for me.

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