powerpc gdb and gdbserver

Daniel Jacobowitz drow at false.org
Fri Dec 19 04:10:10 EST 2003

On Wed, Dec 17, 2003 at 12:50:51PM -0500, Christopher R. Johnson wrote:
> I'm about to go and grab gdb to build a host-based debugger and
> target-based (PPC 405GP) gdbserver.  Anybody out there with advice on
> how to do this?  Should it just work out of the box or is there stuff I
> need to do to gdbserver for this platform?  The sources I just found are
> gdb-6.0, and I'm using quite recent tools (gcc 3.3.2 glibc 2.3.2
> binutils - kudos to Dan Kegle for the crosstools stuff!!!).
> Thanks!

It should simply build and work.  You build GDB by setting a --target
and gdbserver by setting a --host.  If you don't want to build a native
GDB at the same time, run the --host build by gdbserver/configure
instead of the top-level src/configure.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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