[Desktop_architects] GDB - more detail

Hubert Figuiere hub at figuiere.net
Thu Jun 21 18:36:46 PDT 2007

Dan Kegel wrote:
> On 6/21/07, Miller, Marc <marc.miller at amd.com> wrote:
>> One of the recommendations from DAM4 was that since GDB is broken, it
>> might
>> be better to switch over to Eclipse, which contains a better debugger.
> That sounds confused.  I was in the development tools meeting,
> and I think the consensus was that Visual Studio-era
> users want a good IDE, and the only open source IDE with serious
> momentum is Eclipse, so we should start looking at making that work
> well for LSB development.
> I don't think we were talking about switching away
> from gdb under the hood; as far as I know, the Eclipse CDT uses gdb,
> and that's ok.

There is also ongoing work on provide GUI debuggers as Free Software,
like Nemiver: http://home.gna.org/nemiver/

It uses gdb as a backend as well.

It is not an IDE but one has to start somewhere, and I think it is a
good supplement to Emacs ;-)


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