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Old 07-02-2007, 04:06 PM   #1
joelcomp1
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Change GDB location


I am trying to change my GDP Path (debugger) to the GNAT one that I downloaded and I cannot figure out how to do it, right now it is located at /usr/bin/gdb and i want it to be at /home/...(my stuff)
 
Old 07-03-2007, 09:28 AM   #2
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Recent versions of GDB are Ada aware and capable of debugging Ada programs compiled with GNAT. If you have an older version of GDB in /usr/bin that isn't Ada-aware, I'd recommend just updating your GDB. If that's not an option, you'll need to add /home/...(my stuff) to your PATH variable before /usr/bin.

Another option would be to use a function or set an alias in your .bashrc so that the command gdb calls the version in your home directory.
Code:
function gdb
  /home/...(my stuff)/bin/gdb
end
Code:
alias gdb=/home/...(my stuff)/bin/gdb
Of course you could just call it using the full path.
 
  


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