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Re: 6.0 NEWS; tls tests on gdb-6?
Yeah, you're right: that is vague. The long-standing bug is that it
had been the case that, if you did something to trigger a dynamic
library being loaded after you started debugging a Java program with
GDB, then GDB would seg fault or do something else to make your life
miserable. Bug 1322 is the latest problem in this area, as Michael
mentioned, but I'm really referring to earlier bugs, ones that were
present in released versions of GDB. I fixed one or two bugs related
to this; I know my patch from 2003-05-02 was one of them, and there
might have been another one as well. I don't have direct evidence as
to how old the problem is, but it's not clear to me that this ever
worked: it seems like it would have been present in the earliest
versions of those files in the public CVS tree.
I was going to completly drop it, however ... Just spoke to "The Java
Team" (rhat joke) try:
A number of long standing bugs that caused GDB to die while starting a
Java application have been fixed. GDB's Java support is now considered