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Debugging with GDB

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24.8 Miscellaneous GDB commands in GDB/MI

The -gdb-exit Command

Synopsis

 
 -gdb-exit

Exit GDB immediately.

GDB Command

Approximately corresponds to `quit'.

Example

 
(gdb)
-gdb-exit

The -gdb-set Command

Synopsis

 
 -gdb-set

Set an internal GDB variable.

GDB Command

The corresponding GDB command is `set'.

Example

 
(gdb)
-gdb-set $foo=3
^done
(gdb)

The -gdb-show Command

Synopsis

 
 -gdb-show

Show the current value of a GDB variable.

GDB command

The corresponding GDB command is `show'.

Example

 
(gdb)
-gdb-show annotate
^done,value="0"
(gdb)

The -gdb-version Command

Synopsis

 
 -gdb-version

Show version information for GDB. Used mostly in testing.

GDB Command

There's no equivalent GDB command. GDB by default shows this information when you start an interactive session.

Example

 
(gdb)
-gdb-version
~GNU gdb 5.2.1
~Copyright 2000 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
~GDB is free software, covered by the GNU General Public License, and
~you are welcome to change it and/or distribute copies of it under
~ certain conditions.
~Type "show copying" to see the conditions.
~There is absolutely no warranty for GDB.  Type "show warranty" for
~ details.
~This GDB was configured as 
 "--host=sparc-sun-solaris2.5.1 --target=ppc-eabi".
^done
(gdb)


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