Opened 8 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#6873 closed enhancement (fixed)


Reported by: Fernando de Oliveira Owned by: Fernando de Oliveira
Priority: normal Milestone: 7.8
Component: BOOK Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:



md5: 2a35bac41fa8e10bf04f3a0dd7f7f363

GDB 7.10 released!

    From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
    To: gdb-announce at sourceware dot org, info-gnu at gnu dot org
    Date: Fri, 28 Aug 2015 18:54:04 -0400 (EDT)
    Subject: GDB 7.10 released!

            GDB 7.10 released!

GDB 7.10 brings new targets, features and improvements, including:

   • Improved support for accessing shared libraries directly from the
     target system when debugging remotely.

   • Various Guile and Python scripting improvements, including (but not
     limited to):

     ◦ Support for auto-loading Python/Guile scripts contained in a
       special section named `.debug_gdb_scripts'.

     ◦ Support for writing a frame unwinder in Python.

   • Support for record-replay and reverse debugging on Aarch64 Linux.

   • GDB now has support for fork events on extended-remote Linux
     targets (Linux kernels 2.5.60 and later).

   • Support for DTrace USDT (Userland Static Defined Tracing) probes on
     x86_64 GNU/Linux targets.

   • Vector ABI support on S/390 GNU/Linux targets.

   • GDB now reads the GDBHISTSIZE environment variable rather than
     HISTSIZE to determine the size of GDB's command history.

   • Support for setting the parity when connecting to the target using
     a serial interface.

   • It is now possible to limit the number of candidates to be
     considered during completion.

   • Support for Sun's version of the "stabs" debug file format has been

   • Support for the following targets and native configurations has
     been removed:

     ◦ HP/PA running HP-UX (hppa•-*-hpux*)
     ◦ Itanium running HP-UX (ia64-•-hpux*)

     Support for the "-xdb" command-line switch (HP-UX XDB compatibility
     mode) has also been removed.

For a complete list and more details on each item, please see the
gdb/NEWS file.

Joel Brobecker

Change History (2)

comment:1 by Fernando de Oliveira, 8 years ago

Owner: changed from blfs-book@… to Fernando de Oliveira
Status: newassigned

comment:2 by Fernando de Oliveira, 8 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: assignedclosed

Fixed at r16364.

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