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Date: Sat, 3 Jun 2017 22:14:31 +0200
From: Thomas Petazzoni <>
To: mzpqnxow <>
Cc:, Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Issues building gdbserver with musl


On Sat, 03 Jun 2017 17:19:39 +0000, mzpqnxow wrote:
> Which version of gdb are you using?

Presently, I was testing with gdb 7.11.1

> I've found I had to patch several
> versions of gdb when building gdbserver for non-x86 platforms, possibly due
> to less QA testing of these "obscure" platforms on the gdb dev side.

For all the reports I made, gdbserver was building fine on the same
architectures with other C libraries (glibc or uclibc). So there are no
architecture problems per-se, only C library problems.

> Have you had success building the same gdbserver versions with glibc or
> uClibc for the same architectures?

See above: yes.

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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