Remote Debugging with Coldfire

Joel Sherrill <> joel.sherrill at
Thu Oct 28 11:32:20 UTC 2004

Leon Pollak wrote:
> On Wednesday 27 October 2004 23:15, Chris Johns wrote:
>>My preference is to use GDB's remote protocol. You may find this SF
>>project useful:
>>Its code is GPL so you will not be able to ship in product without all
>>your code needing to be release.
> Ooops... Again the same question and again I am scared... :-))
> The gdbstub usually is used separately, for example, just as a boot loader. It 
> is not linked, called or used other way by the application developed.
> Does the GPL license oblige the developer to GPL license its code too!???

I know they say GPL on the site and have COPYING In the tarball but...
the COPYING file does not have the GPL in it.  The individual files
with text are not GPL.  This project is not GPL.

Please doublecheck me.  But gdbstubs are supposed to be
embedded friendly.

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