Subject: Re: GDB-5.2 vs. NetBSD/sparc 1.5W and 1.5ZC
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From: Andrew Cagney <>
List: current-users
Date: 05/03/2002 19:37:43
> Seeing that GDB-5.2 was released I thought I'd give it a try.....
> Tweaking pkgsrc to build it was trivial -- patch below....
> It seems to work fine on i386, at least for 1.5W (i.e. prior to the
> core-file format changes).
> However it doesn't work at all on sparc, not for 1.5W, nor for 1.5ZC.
> This is odd because 5.1.1 works well enough on 1.5W, and that it doesn't
> seem to understand the new core file format is also strange since in my
> peeks through the GDB master CVS repository it seemed as though all
> Jason's changes for the new core format were included in the new
> release, but I may be mistaken about that....  (maybe only for i386 and
> arm?)

BTW, much of the core file code lives in the src/bfd directory. Perhaps 
check that.