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|Full description='''GDB'''  is the GNU project's debugger and a source-level debugger for Ada, C, C++, Objective-C, Pascal and many other languages. Originally released in 1986 as part of the GNU system,  it can now target more than a dozen different processor architectures and can itself run on most popular GNU/Linux variants.
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GDB lets you to see what is going on `inside' another program while it executes--or what another program was doing at the moment it crashed. GDB lets you start your program, specify anything that might affect its behavior, make it stop on specified conditions, examine what has happened when your program has stopped, and change things in it, so you can experiment with correcting the effects of one bug and go on to learn about another.
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It also brings [[Guile]] scripting support since version 7.8.
 
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|Homepage URL=https://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/
 
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|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML, PostScript, Texinfo, dvi, and ASCII formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/documentation/ User manual available in printed format from https://order.fsf.org/#manuals
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|Documentation note=User manual available in HTML, PostScript, [[Texinfo]], dvi, and ASCII formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/documentation/ User manual available in printed format from https://order.fsf.org/#manuals
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|IRC general=irc://irc.freenode.net/#gdb
 
|Related projects=Dynamic_Probes,Fenris,GNU_Visual_Debugger,Gnats,UDS_Collection,ddd,GCC
 
|Related projects=Dynamic_Probes,Fenris,GNU_Visual_Debugger,Gnats,UDS_Collection,ddd,GCC
 
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|Keywords=software development,debug,debugger,gdb,GNU debugger
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|Submitted date=2011/04/12
 
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|License verified date=2000-10-18
 
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Latest revision as of 13:29, 24 February 2016

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GDB

https://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/
GDB is the GNU project's debugger and a source-level debugger for Ada, C, C++, Objective-C, Pascal and many other languages. Originally released in 1986 as part of the GNU system, it can now target more than a dozen different processor architectures and can itself run on most popular GNU/Linux variants.

GDB lets you to see what is going on `inside' another program while it executes--or what another program was doing at the moment it crashed. GDB lets you start your program, specify anything that might affect its behavior, make it stop on specified conditions, examine what has happened when your program has stopped, and change things in it, so you can experiment with correcting the effects of one bug and go on to learn about another.

It also brings Guile scripting support since version 7.8.

Documentation

User manual available in HTML, PostScript, Texinfo, dvi, and ASCII formats from http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/documentation/ User manual available in printed format from https://order.fsf.org/#manuals

"IRC irc://irc.freenode.net/#gdb " IRC general channel
irc://irc.freenode.net/#gdb

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:gdb

Download

Download version 7.11 (stable)
released on 24 February 2016

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv3Genium16 August 2014
GPLv2orlaterMatt Kraai18 October 2000



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Dan Jacobowitz Maintainer
Todd Whitesel Maintainer
Jim Blandy Maintainer
Klee Dienes Maintainer
Paul Hilfinger Maintainer
Robert Dewar Maintainer
Andrew Cagney Maintainer
Stan Shebs Maintainer


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
User Download http://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gdb/
Developer Bug Tracking https://sourceware.org/bugzilla/
Help E-mail mailto:gdb@sourceware.org
Support E-mail mailto:gdb@sourceware.org
Bugs Homepage http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/bugs/
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/current/
Wiki Homepage https://sourceware.org/gdb/wiki/


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