[Buildroot] [PATCH] gdb: don't block building on AArch64 systems

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Wed Aug 6 10:03:20 UTC 2014


Dear Alex Bennée,

On Wed, 06 Aug 2014 09:23:58 +0100, Alex Bennée wrote:

> >> The real commit who made gdb unavailable on AArch64 is
> >> 0e49733b306b353aad3a29a2c7a6faf25841ef0b. I believe at the time (April
> >> 2013), AArch64 was maybe not supported in the mainline gdb.
> 
> My mistake, I got lost in the maze of GDB Config.in changes.

No problem!

> >> Therefore, could you check when AArch64 support was added in mainline
> >> gdb ? We currently allow selecting either gdb 7.6 and 7.7 in Buildroot.
> >
> > AArch64 has been supported since gdb 7.6 (although 7.8 is much nicer
> > to use due to bug fixes).
> 
> I'll resubmit with a re-worded commit message.

Great, thanks a lot!

Thomas
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