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Recommended update for gdb-64bit


(Last modified: 11APR2003)

solutions Recommended update for gdb-64bit SuSE Linux Maintenance Web (374dbc48460cf0396186a37f41c9a68f)

Applies to

Product(s): SuSE Linux Enterprise Server 8 for IBM iSeries and IBM pSeries

Package: gdb-64bit
Release: 20030411
Obsoletes: none


Improve debugging of ppc ELF64 applications

Problem description

SLES8 ships with the package "cross-ppc64-gdb" to debug 64bit userland
This version of the debugger had some limitations.
gdb was finally ported to PowerPC64 and can now debug the applications


Please install the updates provided at the location noted below.

Installation notes

This update is provided as an RPM package that can easily be installed onto a running system by using this command:
rpm -Uvh gdb-64bit.rpm

links to download packages

Download Source Packages

Download the source code of the patches for maintained products.


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