[Buildroot] [PATCHv2] package/gdb: bump to version 9.2

Thomas Petazzoni thomas.petazzoni at bootlin.com
Wed Aug 5 14:26:25 UTC 2020

Hello Romain,

On Wed,  5 Aug 2020 16:03:37 +0200
Romain Naour <romain.naour at gmail.com> wrote:

> From: Maxim Kochetkov <fido_max at inbox.ru>
> The in-tree build restriction has been added after the move of gnulib to top level [1] [2].
> This restriction has been added as a workaround a build issue with gdbserver that still use
> it's own copy of gnulib.
> gnulib is configured a second time if we build in-tree gdb and gdbserver:
>     configure: error: source directory already configured; run "make distclean" there first
>     configure: error: .././../../gnulib/configure failed for build-gnulib-gdbserver
>     configure: error: ./configure failed for gdbserver
> Use the same pre-configure-hook as gcc package.
> Older gdb version support building out of tree even if it's not required.
> There is no in-tree build restriction of we only build gdbserver for the target.
> [1] https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=73cc72729a184f00bf6fc4d74684a8516ba6b683
> [2] https://sourceware.org/git/?p=binutils-gdb.git;a=commitdiff;h=043a0010933a6b55081535ecaf7fde9cc1491be0
> See:
> https://sourceware.org/pipermail/gdb-announce/2020/000122.html
> https://sourceware.org/pipermail/gdb-announce/2020/000123.html
> Signed-off-by: Maxim Kochetkov <fido_max at inbox.ru>
> [Romain:
>     - add in-tree build support
>     - improve commit log]
> Signed-off-by: Romain Naour <romain.naour at gmail.com>

Following this, should we also do our usual dance: switch to gdb 8.3 as
the default, and drop support for gdb 8.1 ?

Thomas Petazzoni, CTO, Bootlin
Embedded Linux and Kernel engineering

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