Cannot start sparc-rtems-gdb (RTEMS 4.8)

Jiri Gaisler jiri at
Sun Sep 14 21:48:59 UTC 2008

sparc-rtems-gdb has not (much) to do with the rtems kernel,
your problem is that you system does not have the same version
of libreadline as was used to build the gdb binary. Either
re-build gdb on your own host or try with the sparc-rtems-gdb
version from


J R wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using the RCC cross-compilation system from Gaisler Research.
> I have just upgraded from RCC-1.0.12 (RTEMS 4.6) to RCC-1.1.0 (RTEMS 4.8).
> It seemed to get well installed, because I could compile one of the samples
> provided with sparc-rtems-gcc.
> However, I couldn't execute sparc-rtems-gdb, which gives me this error message:
> "sparc-rtems-gdb: error while loading shared libraries: cannot
> open shared object file: No such file or directory"
> Is the installation of RCC-1.1.0 different from RCC-1.0.12?
> Do I need to add the installation of RTEMS source + build RTEMS from source
> (which was not required with RCC-1.0.12)?
> Or am I missing something with gdb or else?
> Any help would be appreciated.
> Thanks.
> J R
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