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FS#18041 - [gdb] package configured without a global gdbinit

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Hilton Medeiros (hilton) - Wednesday, 27 January 2010, 17:34 GMT
Last edited by Allan McRae (Allan) - Sunday, 31 January 2010, 10:09 GMT
Task Type Feature Request
Category Packages: Extra
Status Closed
Assigned To Allan McRae (Allan)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 100%
Votes 1
Private No


Hello, please consider adding '--with-system-gdbinit=/etc/gdbinit' in the configure line on
a next release of the 'gdb' package, so that it will work more easily with gdb extensions like the C++ pretty printer scripts. Thanks.
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Closed by  Allan McRae (Allan)
Sunday, 31 January 2010, 10:09 GMT
Reason for closing:  Implemented
Additional comments about closing:  gdb-7.0.1-2
Comment by Allan McRae (Allan) - Sunday, 31 January 2010, 10:08 GMT
I went for /etc/gbd/gdbinit as other packages can install relevant configs to be included in /etc/gdb.