gdb: The GNU Project debugger

Description

GDB, the GNU Project debugger, allows you to see what is going on “inside” another program while it executes – or what another program was doing at the moment it crashed.

License

GPL v3+

Upstream Contact

http://www.gnu.org/software/gdb/

Special Update/Build Instructions

Current version needs makeinfo installed to build successfully.

Type

experimental

Version Information

package-version.txt:

8.2

Equivalent System Packages

conda:

homebrew:

$ brew install gdb

macports: install the following packages: gdb

opensuse:

$ sudo zypper install gdb

void:

$ sudo xbps-install  gdb

See https://repology.org/project/gdb/versions

However, these system packages will not be used for building Sage because spkg-configure.m4 has not been written for this package; see trac ticket #27330