[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: gdb gdb doesn't work worth a damn

From: Kaushik Srenevasan
Subject: Re: gdb gdb doesn't work worth a damn
Date: Wed, 29 Feb 2012 15:20:45 -0800

On Wed, Feb 29, 2012 at 8:15 AM, Neal Becker <address@hidden> wrote:
> gdb doesn't seem to be usable.  I get lots of:
> error in process filter: gdb-breakpoints-list-handler-custom: Wrong type
> argument: stringp, nil
> error in process filter: Wrong type argument: stringp, nil
> and I can't seem to really use it at all.

I hit this yesterday too. GDB-MI doesn't seem to be able to handle
what GDB calls "multiple" breakpoints. i.e. a breakpoint that GDB sets
on every overloaded function that matches an expression. The problem
is that the MI output has an extra field - "type" only on the "parent
breakpoint", while GDB-MI expects to find it even on "child

I've attached a patch. Could you check if it works for you too?


PS: While at it, I also cleaned up what gets displayed in the absence
of fields in MI output. The breakpoint table now shows "" instead of

Attachment: gdb-mi-multiple-breakpoint-fix.patch
Description: Binary data

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]