Subject: Re: gdb6
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/26/2005 03:37:26
In article <>,
Jan Schaumann  <> wrote:
>devel/gdb6, under NetBSD 2.0.2 gives me the following warning:
>warning: offsetof (struct sigcontext, sc_pc) yields 92 instead of 44.
>Please report this to <>.
>warning: offsetof (struct sigcontext, sc_sp) yields 104 instead of 56.
>Please report this to <>.
>GNU gdb 6.2.1
>Does this warning have any impact on gdb's ability to run?  Trivial
>tests don't seem to give any problems.

Gdb needs to be fixed to understand ucontext/mcontext. This error
means that gdb will not recognize signal stack frames when backtracing.