Date: Sun, 21 Oct 2012 23:50:07 +0800 From: Brian Wang <brian.wang.0721@...il.com> To: musl@...ts.openwall.com Subject: Re: Problem Compiling gdbserver with musl On Sun, Oct 21, 2012 at 10:24 PM, John Spencer <maillist-musl@...fooze.de> wrote: > 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. Just done filing the bug report and hope gdbserver will compile and work with or without libthread_db in the near future. :-) brian -- brian ------------------ Cool-Karaoke - The smallest recording studio, in your palm, open-sourced http://cool-idea.com.tw/ iMaGiNaTiOn iS mOrE iMpOrTaNt tHaN kNoWlEdGe
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