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GDB

https://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/
GNU Debugger

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

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Download

Download version 7.12.1 (stable)
released on 21 January 2017

VCS Checkout

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
GPLv2orlaterMatt Kraai18 October 2000
GPLv3orlaterGenium6 January 2017



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Pedro Alves (Red Hat) FSF-appointed GDB Maintainer.
Joel Brobecker (AdaCore) FSF-appointed GDB Maintainer & current Release Manager.
Doug Evans (Google) FSF-appointed GDB Maintainer.
Eli Zaretskii FSF-appointed GDB Maintainer. Please see the the gdb/MAINTAINERS file for the full list of maintainers and their specific areas.


Resources and communication

AudienceResource typeURI
NetBSDHomepagehttp://pkgsrc.se/devel/gdb
BugsHomepagehttp://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/bugs/
DeveloperBug Trackinghttps://sourceware.org/bugzilla/
WikiHomepagehttps://sourceware.org/gdb/wiki/
DeveloperVCS Repository Webviewhttps://sourceware.org/git/gitweb.cgi?p=binutils-gdb.git
GuixHomepagehttps://www.gnu.org/software/guix/packages/g.html
HelpE-mailmailto:gdb@sourceware.org
DebianHomepagehttps://tracker.debian.org/pkg/gdb
SupportE-mailmailto:gdb@sourceware.org
GentooHomepagehttps://packages.gentoo.org/packages/sys-devel/gdb
DeveloperDownloadhttp://ftpmirror.gnu.org/gdb/


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 20 February 2017.



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