gdbtk ...completely broken?

Keith Seitz
Wed Jul 27 14:14:31 GMT 2022

On 7/26/22 01:07, Simon Sobisch via Gdb wrote:
> After checking gdb --help I've wondered about the following:
>    -w                 Use the GUI interface.
>    --nw               Do not use the GUI interface.
> it took a while to find out that `-w` only applies if GDB is configured with the GUI option and much more that this relates to --enable-gdbtk.

"gdbtk" refers to Insight, which is now located in a different GIT repository.

> Where are the necessary source files?

Clone and follow the README. It uses submodules
to pull in binutils-gdb.

> Should gdb's configure assume they exist or test for them (and again: error on --enable-gdbtk)?

That's probably something that needs better documentation and perhaps the error.
I'll put it on my TODO list.


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