GDB thread support?

Joel Sherrill joel.sherrill at
Thu Jun 5 18:37:35 UTC 2003

Kamen Penev wrote:
> Hi!
> I am sure this has come up before, but searching for "gdb thread" in the
> archives is not very productive ;-).
> I would like to enable thread support in GDB when debugging an RTEMS
> application. My GDB talks to a debug monitor on the target (a DINK32
> variant). I will greatly appreciate any ideas or pointers to old posts,
> implementation notes etc. from someone who has done something similar
> before.

Unfortunately, the gdb thread support assumes some target level thread
support.  The regular gdb serial remote protocol includes commands which 
are thread related.  

> Thanks.
> Kamen

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