why don't add gdb package?

Dan Nicholson dbn.lists at gmail.com
Thu Apr 6 10:23:27 PDT 2006


On 4/6/06, Bruce Dubbs <bdubbs at swbell.net> wrote:
> BSCH wrote:
> >
> > why don't add gdb package?
>
> The gdb install is a simple CMMI process.  Most programmers will be able
> to handle this on their own without too much problem.

I actually would really like to see strace and/or gdb in the book. 
Strace is a good debugging tool that non-programmers can use.  I've
figured out a lot of problems with it.  gdb is less useful unless you
have at least some knowledge of C.

--
Dan



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