Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 16:24:52 +0200 From: John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Problem Compiling gdbserver with musl On 10/21/2012 11:19 AM, Brian Wang wrote: > On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 9:54 PM, John Spencer<maillist-musl@...fooze.de> wrote: >> >> hello brian, please forward your bug report to gdb mailing list. >> clearly gdb devs should check if these facilities are available before using >> them. >> we must raise awareness of such issues upstream. > I guess gdb development is somehow tightly coupled with glibc, which > supplies libthread_db. > I remember seeing similar issues reported: > http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=13011 > gdb is supposed to be usable on multiple archs and platforms; but apparently they think linux == glibc; which is clearly not always the case. the lwp_info and THREADDB stuff is used unconditionally, even though they checked for HAVE_THREADDB_H during configure. it would definitely help if they get your bug report, even if it serves just a reminder that GNU is not alone out there. once the critical mass of bug reports is reached, they will finally fix these issues. heck, even if they removed the braindead -Werror-by-default, this would be a big improvement.
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