why don't add gdb package?

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 10:20:47 PDT 2006


On 4/6/06, Randy McMurchy <randy at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:
> 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.

Very true!  I use `make -C gdb install'.  No files are overwritten.

--
Dan



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