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Old 04-04-2012, 11:10 AM   #1
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gdb error with slackware64-current


Good morning all -

I started futzing around with gdb a little and ran into an error with the version in 64-current. A short session is copied below.

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chexmix@catbutt:~$ gdb
GNU gdb (GDB) 7.2
Copyright (C) 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <http://gnu.org/licenses/gpl.html>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "x86_64-slackware-linux".
For bug reporting instructions, please see:
<http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/bugs/>.
(gdb) maintenance print raw-registers
inferior.c:362: internal-error: find_inferior_pid: Assertion `pid != 0' failed.
A problem internal to GDB has been detected,
further debugging may prove unreliable.
Quit this debugging session? (y or n) y
inferior.c:362: internal-error: find_inferior_pid: Assertion `pid != 0' failed.
A problem internal to GDB has been detected,
further debugging may prove unreliable.
Create a core file of GDB? (y or n) n
I Googled a bit and it does appear this is a known bug ... is this the sort of thing I should report (to PV, to ...?)? Can anyone replicate this?

Thanks,

Glenn
 
Old 04-04-2012, 12:25 PM   #2
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maybe you should file a bug on gdb's bugzilla

http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/descr...gi?product=gdb

if can be useful for the bug submission, I found these

http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=12074
http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches.../msg00880.html
http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches.../msg00881.html

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Old 04-06-2012, 02:49 AM   #3
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I wound up not filing a bug -- it looked as though there were a couple of bugs filed on this issue already.

And I built 7.4, the current gdb release, for myself using src2pkg. It seems to work fine. I guess I'll find out whether this will cause problems with my system ... :/
 
  


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