why don't add gdb package?

Randy McMurchy randy at linuxfromscratch.org
Thu Apr 6 10:18:10 PDT 2006


On Thu, 2006-04-06 at 11:57 -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:

> The gdb install is a simple CMMI process.  Most programmers will be able
> to handle this on their own without too much problem.

Actually, this is a myth. CMMI results in your binutils being
overwritten.

Major bummer. You must build in the top-level and then run the install
from the gdb dir or use make -C. If you don't know to do this, your
toolchain gets wasted.

-- 
Randy

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