GDB server and threaded application
vag at paulidav.org
Wed Mar 26 16:39:01 EST 2003
Kalpesh Jasapara wrote:
> I am having a problem with remote gdb debugging
> using gdbserver to work with multi threads.
> The command "info threads" shows only one thread.
Here is a relevant excerpt from Wolfgang Denk's
posting from ppc-embedded:
> Dear Owen,
> in message <20020820144703.16442.qmail at web20107.mail.yahoo.com> you wrote:
>> I`m trying to debug a multi-threaded application using
>> gdbserver on the remote/target side and I`m having
>> some problems, the output I got is depicted below:
> I'm not surprised. This is broken in most versions of GDB / gdbserver
> floating around.
>> I`m using gdbserver5.2.1 (I tried the one from HHL-2.0
>> Journeyman and didn`t worked too) compiled by myself
>> using Mvista HHL 2.0 tools and gdb 5.2.1 on my i386.
>> Am I doing something wrong or remote thread debugging
>> is not supported by gdb? I have read something about
> Let's say the support is incomplete :-)
>> problems with multi-thread application debugging but I
>> thought that it may be OK at this time...
>> Could someone explain to me what`s happening?
> Check out our ELDK (see http://www.denx.de/ELDK); it contains an
> extended / bug fixed version of GDB / gdbserver; remote target
> debugging of MT applications was one of the areas where we spend some
> If you're just looking for the patches: these can be found on our FTP
> server; the README including description of the test procedure is at
I hope this helps.
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