Subject: DDD-troubles (additional info)
To: None <>
From: Florian Stoehr <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 10/19/2004 17:06:38
On Tue, 19 Oct 2004, Florian Stoehr wrote:

> Hi,
> I'm using DDD-3.3.8 from pkgsrc on 2.0_RC1.
> This DDD does _NOT_ work properly, no "display" command works, breakpoints do 
> not appear before another command e.g. "continue" is given and the whole 
> thing seems a little slow.
> I can live with a slow DDD, but a debugger where you cannot watch variables 
> is useless!
> Can anybody confirm this behaviour or knows what's wrong?
> Btw, the machine uses SSH display forwarding, but that shouldn't be a problem 
> here.
> Thanks for comments!
> -Florian

Hi again,

I just received an off-list reply with a workaround:

>maybe that is a problem with the internal libedit used by NetBSD when
>building gdb.

A change in the Makefile of gdb and DDD works (not using this lib 

Hm, is it a known issue that the libedit does not work (in that case)?