Opened 5 years ago

Closed 5 years ago

Last modified 5 years ago

#12050 closed enhancement (fixed)


Reported by: Douglas R. Reno Owned by: Bruce Dubbs
Priority: normal Milestone: 9.0
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


New minor version

GDB 8.3 includes the following changes and enhancements:

  * Support for new native configurations (also available as a target
     - RISC-V GNU/Linux (riscv*-*-linux*)
     - RISC-V FreeBSD (riscv*-*-freebsd*)

  * Support for new target configurations:
     - CSKY ELF (csky*-*-elf)
     - CSKY GNU/Linux (csky*-*-linux)
     - NXP S12Z ELF (s12z-*-elf)
     - OpenRISC GNU/Linux (or1k*-*-linux*)

  * Native Windows debugging is only supported on Windows XP or later.

  * The Python API in GDB now requires Python 2.6 or later.

  * GDB now supports terminal styling for the CLI and TUI.
    Source highlighting is also supported by building GDB with GNU

  * Experimental support for compilation and injection of C++ source
    code into the inferior (requires GCC 7.1 or higher, built with

  * GDB and GDBserver now support IPv6 connections.

  * Target description support on RISC-V targets.

  * Various enhancements to several commands:
     - "frame", "select-frame" and "info frame" commands
     - "info functions", "info types", "info variables"
     - "info thread"
     - "info proc"
     - System call alias catchpoint support on FreeBSD
     - "target remote" support for Unix Domain sockets.

  * Support for displaying all files opened by a process

  * DWARF index cache: GDB can now automatically save indices of DWARF
    symbols on disk to speed up further loading of the same binaries.

  * Various GDB/MI enhancements.

  * GDBserver on PowerPC GNU/Linux now supports access to the PPR,
    DSCR, TAR, EBB/PMU, and HTM registers.

  * Ada task switching support when debugging programs built with
    the Ravenscar profile added to aarch64-elf.

  * GDB in batch mode now exits with status 1 if the last executed
    command failed.

  * Support for building GDB with GCC's Undefined Behavior Sanitizer.

Change History (3)

comment:1 by Bruce Dubbs, 5 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book to Bruce Dubbs
Status: newassigned

comment:2 by Bruce Dubbs, 5 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed at revision 21587.

comment:3 by Bruce Dubbs, 5 years ago

Milestone: 8.59.0

Milestone renamed

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