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Re: Hangs in GDB auto-complete

On Nov 16, 2010, at 12:50 PM, Michael Snyder wrote:

> Tom Tromey wrote:
>>>>>>> "Kristoffer" == Kristoffer Sjöö <> writes:
>> Kristoffer> After I upgraded my Ubuntu system to Lucid Lynx (10.04)
>> What version of gdb?
>> Kristoffer> It's very irritating, especially when I end up having to
>> Kristoffer> kill GDB.
>> You should be able to C-c out of any completion.
>> If you can't, then that is a gdb bug.
>> Kristoffer> I've no notion of the inner workings of GDB and no idea what
>> Kristoffer> this is all due to, but perhaps someone here has some clue?
>> We need more details, ideally enough to try to reproduce the problem.
>> It could be any number of things, depending on the details of what you
>> are doing.
> I think I've seen something like this -- on large symbol files with many symbols, gdb gets into a tight loop in completion that doesn't seem to respond to ^C.  Just speaking from memory ...

Yes, that's something I run into every week or two, when I hit tab in the wrong spot.


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