gdb 8.0.1 released

Jiri Gaisler jiri at
Fri Sep 8 13:37:35 UTC 2017

On 09/08/2017 02:12 PM, Sebastian Huber wrote:
> On 08/09/17 13:53, Sebastian Huber wrote:
>> Hello,
>> Jiri was so kind to update the SIS patches today. I moved the GDB
>> 7.12 targets to use GDB 8.0.1.
>> I test currently a build on FreeBSD.
> The build fails now on FreeBSD 11:

Which version of FreeBSD do you use?

I compiled gdb-8.0 and 8.0.1 + sis patches on FreeBSD 11.1  without

[jiri at freebsd /usr/home/jiri/src/gdb/b801]$ uname -a
FreeBSD freebsd 11.1-RELEASE-p1 FreeBSD 11.1-RELEASE-p1 #0: Wed Aug  9
11:55:48 UTC 2017    
root at  amd64

[jiri at freebsd /usr/home/jiri/src/gdb/b801]$ cc -v
FreeBSD clang version 4.0.0 (tags/RELEASE_400/final 297347) (based on
LLVM 4.0.0)
Target: x86_64-unknown-freebsd11.1
Thread model: posix
InstalledDir: /usr/bin

[jiri at freebsd /usr/home/jiri/src/gdb/b801]$ ./gdb/gdb
GNU gdb (GDB) 8.0.1
Copyright (C) 2017 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law.  Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "--host=x86_64-unknown-freebsd11.1
Type "show configuration" for configuration details.
For bug reporting instructions, please see:
Find the GDB manual and other documentation resources online at:
For help, type "help".
Type "apropos word" to search for commands related to "word".
(gdb) tar sim -v

 SIS - SPARC instruction simulator 2.8
 Bug-reports to Jiri Gaisler (jiri at

ERC32 emulation enabled
CPU freq 14.0 MHz
RAM start: 0x2000000, RAM size: 256 K, ROM size: 128 K
Waitstates = RAM read: 3, RAM write: 3, ROM read: 15, ROM write: 15
Watchdog started, scaler = 255, counter = 65535
serial port A on stdin/stdout
Connected to the simulator.

I am running FreeBSD in a VM under KVM, but I don't think this should
matter ...


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