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[ANNOUNCEMENT] GDB 7.5 released!
- From: Joel Brobecker <brobecker at adacore dot com>
- To: gdb at sourceware dot org
- Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2012 11:33:53 -0700
- Subject: [ANNOUNCEMENT] GDB 7.5 released!
- Reply-to: gdb at sourceware dot org
GDB 7.5 released!
Release 7.5 of GDB, the GNU Debugger, is now available via anonymous
FTP. GDB is a source-level debugger for Ada, C, C++, Objective-C,
Pascal and many other languages. GDB can target (i.e., debug programs
running on) more than a dozen different processor architectures, and GDB
itself can run on most popular GNU/Linux, Unix and Microsoft Windows
You can download GDB from the GNU FTP server in the directory:
The vital stats:
Size md5sum Name
21MB 24a6779a9fe0260667710de1b082ef61 gdb-7.5.tar.bz2
28MB c9f5ed81008194f8f667f131234f3ef0 gdb-7.5.tar.gz
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GDB 7.5 brings new targets, features and improvements, including:
* Go language support.
* New targets (x32 ABI, microMIPS, Renesas RL78, HP OpenVMS ia64).
* More Python scripting improvements.
* SDT (Static Defined Tracing) probes support with SystemTap probes.
* GDBserver improvements (stdio connections, target-side evaluation
of breakpoint conditions, remote protocol improvements).
* Other miscellaneous improvements (ability to stop when a shared
library is loaded/unloaded, dynamic printf, etc).
* Reverse debugging on ARM.
* The binary "gdbtui" has been abandoned and can no longer be built.
Use "gdb -tui" instead.
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