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Re: .gdbini file
On Sat, Aug 11, 2012 at 1:40 AM, Eli Zaretskii <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Date: Sat, 11 Aug 2012 15:30:23 +0800
>> From: Smith John <email@example.com>
>> I am debugging gdb with itself , how can I use the
>> gdbinit file in the gdb source directory?
> Either type the "source /path/to/.gdbinit" command at the GDB prompt,
> or start GDB from the directory of that file, so that it is loaded
>> or what role does this file play on ?
> It defines several defaults and commands useful for debugging GDB.
> It's a text file, so you can read it and see what it does.
Remember that .gdbinit is gone, in favor of gdb-gdb.gdb [there's a
reason it's spelled that way :-)]
And there should be no need to manually load it, that should happen
automatically (except when debugging a newer gdb with an older gdb).
For reference sake,
- gdb-gdb.gdb is installed in the build tree from gdb-gdb.gdb.in in
the source tree
- there is also gdb-gdb.py, which provides additional Python based
support for debugging gdb with gdb.