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Re: gdb for mips64

To: Camm Maguire <camm@maguirefamily.org>
Subject: Re: gdb for mips64
From: David Daney <ddaney@caviumnetworks.com>
Date: Mon, 25 Oct 2010 14:45:22 -0700
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On 10/25/2010 02:32 PM, Camm Maguire wrote:
Greetings!  Can gdb be made to work on mips64?


You have to have a 64-bit toolchain.

Then something like this (untested):

CC='mips64-linux-gnu -mabi=64' configure --host=mips64-linux --target=mips64-linux.

I don't think a 32-bit gdb can debug 64-bit processes :-(.

David Daney


(gdb) r
Starting program: /home/camm/gcl-2.6.8pre/unixport/saved_pre_gcl
/home/wingsun/develop/build/gdb/gdb-6.8/gdb/mips-tdep.c:603: internal-error: 
bad register size
A problem internal to GDB has been detected,
further debugging may prove unreliable.

Take care,


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