Fix for DebuggingNewlib wiki page

Gedare Bloom gedare at
Mon Sep 5 00:16:45 UTC 2016

Thanks I will try to come back to make these fixes, or someone else
with a wiki account can. You should (in theory) be able to create a
wiki account and "Edit this page" button on the bottom should appear.

On Sun, Sep 4, 2016 at 3:27 PM, Gene Smith <gds at> wrote:
> I found an error on the page
> and would like to offer some suggestion to make this very useful procedure a
> bit clearer.
> Before the line that reads
> "To make the source code available to the debugger you need to unpack the
> Newlib source used by the RSB and you need to tell the debugger where find
> it."
> I suggest adding a paragraph something like this:
> "Take note of the number of "../" levels in the source path above. In this
> example there are six. This can vary depending on build environment."
> (Note: For me the number of levels is 7.)
> This series of commands need to have a "cd src" step added (this fixes the
> error):
> $ cd /opt/work/chris/rtems
> $ mkdir src
> $ cd src
> $ tar zxf
> /opt/work/chris/rtems/rsb/rtems-source-builder.git/rtems/sources/newlib-
> I suggesting changing this
> "Create the internal work directories GCC had when the source was built. You
> can see these in the path as ../../../../../..:"
> to this:
> "Create dummy internal work directories like GCC had when Newlib was built.
> This is the number of levels that were noted above that you can see in the
> source path as the leading series of "../" (six in this example, but this
> can vary depending on your build environment):"
> -gene
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