Is this a bug in gdb?

Simon 'corecode' Schubert corecode at
Mon Jan 1 13:00:31 PST 2007

walt wrote:
I'm trying to debug the recent problem with firefox, but I'm
having trouble running it with gdb (on HEAD):
(gdb) run
Starting program: /usr/pkg/lib/firefox/firefox-bin
Breakpoint 1, main (argc=1, argv=0xbfbff900) at nsBrowserApp.cpp:60
60      {
(gdb) c
gdb in realloc(): error: irealloc: pointer to wrong pageAbort trap
$ <and then I'm back at the shell prompt>
yea, i had that as well.  while trying to find out what is happening in gdb i almost lost my mind.  something is fishy in gdb and maybe an update will fix it?  our gdb also has issues with 64 bit integers.

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