Subject: Re: ddd & gdb
To: None <>
From: Teemu Rinta-aho <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/31/2004 15:08:32
I installed gdb 6.2.1 from pkgsrc, but I can't see
any difference in its operation to gdb 5.3 from netbsd src..
gdb6 works alone but not with ddd.

Any other good alternatives for ddd available? Is
anyone else currently remote debugging netbsd?
If, then what's your setup??


John R. Shannon wrote:
> After updating my system, I see the same problem as you. 
> DDD does work with gdb from pkgsrc/devel/gdb6
> On Friday 31 December 2004 01:31 am, you wrote:
>>I tried it and re-installed gdb & ddd, but it didn't change
>>I issued pr#28822.
>>John R. Shannon wrote:
>>>I thought the error was slightly different, but, you'll need:
>>>$ cvs diff
>>>^Ccvs [diff aborted]: received interrupt signal
>>>$ cvs diff gnu/usr.bin/gdb53/
>>>Index: gnu/usr.bin/gdb53/
>>>RCS file: /cvsroot/src/gnu/usr.bin/gdb53/,v
>>>retrieving revision 1.1
>>>diff -r1.1
>>>< USE_LIBEDIT=yes
>>>On Thursday 30 December 2004 07:35 am, Teemu Rinta-aho wrote:
>>>>Hi all,
>>>>while trying to start remote debugging on current
>>>>(related to the VIA Rhine problems I've been complaining
>>>>about) I found out that DDD doesn't work. GDB seems to
>>>>work fine, but when running DDD, I get the following
>>>>on the terminal:
>>>>gdb: cannot set terminal foreground process group: Inappropriate ioctl
>>>>for device
>>>>This happens almost immediately when starting ddd,
>>>>and it doesn't matter if I'm running it as the root
>>>>or as a regular user.
>>>>I wouldn't like to start doing "ddd ddd"..... :-)