[Buildroot] General questions

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at free-electrons.com
Tue Sep 16 20:14:24 UTC 2014

Dear Sylvain LG,

On Tue, 9 Sep 2014 11:20:13 +0200, Sylvain LG wrote:

> I develop some projects with Qt and run them on ARM embedded systems. OS is
> built by Buildroot.
> Since Qt 5.3.1 and QtCreator 3, GDB must support Python scripting.
> “The selected build of GDB does not support Python scripting it cannot be
> used in Qt Creator”
> I have to recompile gdb with these options:
> ./configure --prefix /usr/local/gdb-python2 --with-python
> What is the right way to achieve this?
> Could someone give me the guideline to contribute to Buildroot?

FWIW, I've sent a patch series at
that provides Python support for both the host gdb and target gdb.

Best regards,

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Free Electrons
Embedded Linux, Kernel and Android engineering

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