debugging threads

John Marino dragonflybsd at
Sun Sep 22 04:13:37 PDT 2013

On 9/22/2013 12:45, Pierre Abbat wrote:
> On Sunday, September 22, 2013 08:37:15 John Marino wrote:
>> On 9/22/2013 05:47, Pierre Abbat wrote:
>>> On Saturday, September 21, 2013 08:30:35 Alex Hornung wrote:
>>>> Our gdb doesn't support our thread implementation (libthread_xu), so you
>>>> can't debug multithreaded userland processes.
>>> What other operating systems use libthread_xu? Is there any way to fix
>>> this?
>> Yes it is fixable:
>> 1) Using dports, install devel/gdb, which is gdb 7.6
> Both my boxes use pkgsrc. Can I install just this package without messing up 
> pkgsrc? (dejagnu is available in pkgsrc.)

You won't mess up pkgsrc but gdb probably won't build unless you know
exactly how to keep these separate.  E.g. build in chroot or something.

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