GDB server and threaded application

Daniel Jacobowitz drow at
Wed Mar 26 15:05:34 EST 2003

On Tue, Mar 25, 2003 at 07:58:30PM -0800, Kalpesh Jasapara wrote:
> Hello,
> I am having a problem with remote gdb debugging
> using gdbserver to work with multi threads.
> The command "info threads" shows only one thread.
> I am using glibc 2.1.3, powerpc-linux-gdb 5.3,
> powerpc-linux-gcc 2.9.5
> Observed that qfThreadInfo packet response contains
> only
> one thread, not a list of all the threads in our
> application.
> How does the all_threads list get populated with the
> other
> threads?
> Is this feature supported with the versions that we
> are using?

I recommend you search the archives for this mailing list.  I've
still not written a good FAQ about this but I've answered the question
five or six times.

In short, probably your target libraries are not properly available to
the host GDB.

Daniel Jacobowitz
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer

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