Recent Releases

8.006 Jun 2017 08:25 minor feature: A C++-11 compiler (for instance, GCC 4.8 or later); GNU make version 3.81 or later.
7.12.122 Jan 2017 03:15 minor feature: PR tdep/20682 (aarch64 regression: gdb.cp/nextoverthrow.exp) PR server/20733 (Failed to build aarch64_be-linux-gnu GDBserver). PR tdep/20953 (GDB crashes after "set architecture rl78"). PR tdep/20954 (GDB crashes if "set architecture rx"). PR tdep/20955 (GDB internal error in cris-tdep.c). PR build/20712 (gdb 7.12+ doesn't build as C++ on Solaris). PR breakpoint/20653 (string_to_explicit_location has some weird code). PR build/20753 (MinGW compilation errors due to strcasecmp). PR gdb/20977 (GDB exception handling is broken on i686-w64-mingw32). PR python/21048 (backtrace is broken on i686). PR sim/20808 (mips sim build fails due to undefined SD/CPU variables). PR sim/20809 (mips sim build fails for r3900 cpus). PR gdb/20939 (GDB aborts if there is an error in disassembly).
7.1203 Aug 2016 01:25 minor feature: PR remote/19863 (7.10 regression: gdb remote.c due to "setfs" with gdbserver PR gdb/19829 (gdb crashes with PT and reverse next) PR gdb/19676 (gdb fails with assert error if /proc is not mounted). PR gdb/19828 (7.11 regression: non-stop gdb -p : internal error). PR remote/19840 (gdb crashes on reverse-stepi). PR gdb/19858 (GDB doesn't register the JIT libraries on attach). PR gdb/19958 (Breakpoints/watchpoints broken on MIPS Linux PR build/20029 (symfile.c ambiguous else warning). PR python/20037 (GDB use-after-free error). PR gdb/20039 (Using MI/all-stop, can't interrupt multi-threaded program after continue).
7.11.101 Jun 2016 03:45 minor feature: PR remote/19863 (7.10 regression: gdb remote.c due to "setfs" with gdbserver PR gdb/19829 (gdb crashes with PT and reverse next) PR gdb/19676 (gdb fails with assert error if /proc is not mounted). PR gdb/19828 (7.11 regression: non-stop gdb -p : internal error). PR remote/19840 (gdb crashes on reverse-stepi). PR gdb/19858 (GDB doesn't register the JIT libraries on attach). PR gdb/19958 (Breakpoints/watchpoints broken on MIPS Linux PR build/20029 (symfile.c ambiguous else warning). PR python/20037 (GDB use-after-free error). PR gdb/20039 (Using MI/all-stop, can't interrupt multi-threaded program after continue).
7.1111 Feb 2016 06:25 minor feature: PR remote/18965 (new vforkdone stop reply should indicate parent process ID) PR gdb/18957 (build failure in linux-namespaces.c due to setns static declaration). PR gdb/19297 (Internal error on "record btrace": Unexpected branch trace format). PR c++/16957 (gdb segfaults when loading symbols in C++11-enabled application). PR c++/19306 (Incorrect demangling of symbols with ABI tags). PR c++/19307 (Demangler found with fuzz-testing). PR c++/19308 (Demangle C++ Transactional Memory TS (N4514) symbols).
7.10.106 Dec 2015 12:05 minor feature: PR remote/18965 (new vforkdone stop reply should indicate parent process ID) PR gdb/18957 (build failure in linux-namespaces.c due to setns static declaration). PR gdb/19297 (Internal error on "record btrace": Unexpected branch trace format). PR c++/16957 (gdb segfaults when loading symbols in C++11-enabled application). PR c++/19306 (Incorrect demangling of symbols with ABI tags). PR c++/19307 (Demangler found with fuzz-testing). PR c++/19308 (Demangle C++ Transactional Memory TS (N4514) symbols).
7.1007 Jul 2015 13:45 minor feature: PR build/18033 (C++ style comment used in gdb/iq2000-tdep.c and gdb/compile/compile-*.c) PR build/18298 ("compile" command cannot find compiler if tools configured with triplet instead of quadruplet). PR tui/18311 (Random SEGV when displaying registers in TUI mode). PR python/18299 (exception when registering a global pretty-printer in verbose mode). PR python/18066 (argument "word" seems broken in Command.complete (text, word)). PR pascal/17815 (Fix pascal behavior for class fields with testcase). PR python/18285 (ptype expr-with-xmethod causes SEGV).
7.9.115 May 2015 01:25 minor bugfix: C++ style comment used in gdb/iq2000-tdep.c and gdb/compile/compile-*.c. "compile" command cannot find compiler if tools configured with triplet instead of quadruplet. Random SEGV when displaying registers in TUI mode. exception when registering a global pretty-printer in verbose mode. argument "word" seems broken in Command.complete (text, word). Fix pascal behavior for class fields with testcase. ptype expr-with-xmethod causes SEGV.
7.8.219 Jan 2015 18:05 minor feature: PR symtab/17642 ( 7.8 regression internal-error: resolve_dynamic_struct: Assertion `TYPE_NFIELDS (type) gt; 0' failed.) PR binutils/17677 (_bfd_elf_get_synthetic_symtab runs in O(n 2) complexity) PR gdb/16215 (SPARC: can't compute CFA for this frame) PR gdb/17525 (target-async: breakpoint commands not executed when program run from -x script) PR cli/17828 ( 7.8 regression -batch -ex r breaks terminal)
7.915 Jan 2015 07:05 major feature: PR python/17364 (Need better printer names in bound_registers.py) PR build/17104 (CFLAGS="-Wall -Wextra" gdb/confgure --with-babeltrace fails) PR gdb/17345 (babeltrace (1.1.2 and later) complains about the ctf data generated by GDB) PR build/17298 (gcore: Couldn't get registers: No such process) PR python/17342 (Xmethod Python is not Python 3 compatible) PR python/17355 (Crash on Python frame filters with unreadable arg) PR guile/17367 (computation of guild path wrong when pkg-config script supplied as arg to --with-guile) PR gdb/17247 (gdb freezes on multi threaded app) PR gdb/17347 (Regression: GDB stopped on run with attached process) PR gdb/17407 (Regression for Linux vDSO reading) PR server/17457 (aarch64/gdbserver: wrong floating point registers display) PR server/17487 (state- gt;dr_control_mirror == 0 failed assertion in gdbserver on Windows) PR gdb/17472 (with annotations, input while executing in the foreground crashes readline/gdb) PR gdb/17471 (repeating a background command makes it foreground) PR cli/17300 (crash in non-stop mode with continue -a amp; (readline_callback_read_char() called with no handler!)) PR python/17372 (python hangs when displaying help()) PR python/17408 (../../gdb/infrun.c:5256: internal-error: switch_back_to_stepped_thread: Assertion `!schedlock_applies(1)' failed.)
7.8.130 Oct 2014 03:19 minor feature: PR python/17364 (Need better printer names in bound_registers.py) PR build/17104 (CFLAGS="-Wall -Wextra" gdb/confgure --with-babeltrace fails) PR gdb/17345 (babeltrace (1.1.2 and later) complains about the ctf data generated by GDB) PR build/17298 (gcore: Couldn't get registers: No such process) PR python/17342 (Xmethod Python is not Python 3 compatible) PR python/17355 (Crash on Python frame filters with unreadable arg) PR guile/17367 (computation of guild path wrong when pkg-config script supplied as arg to --with-guile) PR gdb/17247 (gdb freezes on multi threaded app) PR gdb/17347 (Regression: GDB stopped on run with attached process) PR gdb/17407 (Regression for Linux vDSO reading) PR server/17457 (aarch64/gdbserver: wrong floating point registers display) PR server/17487 (state- gt;dr_control_mirror == 0 failed assertion in gdbserver on Windows) PR gdb/17472 (with annotations, input while executing in the foreground crashes readline/gdb) PR gdb/17471 (repeating a background command makes it foreground) PR cli/17300 (crash in non-stop mode with continue -a amp; (readline_callback_read_char() called with no handler!)) PR python/17372 (python hangs when displaying help()) PR python/17408 (../../gdb/infrun.c:5256: internal-error: switch_back_to_stepped_thread: Assertion `!schedlock_applies(1)' failed.)
7.801 Aug 2014 21:28 major feature: Guile scripting support. Python scripting enhancements. New commands, options, convenience variables/options. Remote Protocol and GDBserver enhancements. New target configurations (PowerPC64 GNU/Linux little-endian). btrace enhancements. ISO C99 variable length automatic arrays support. The "compare-sections" command now works on all targets. The "target native" command now connects to the native target.