On Sun, 25 Jun 2017 14:07-0500, Benjamin Kaduk wrote:

> On Sun, Jun 25, 2017 at 09:03:58PM +0200, Trond Endrestøl wrote:
>
> > Ah, they wound up in /usr/libexec. Still, that's an odd place for user 
> > software.
> 
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> r317416 | jhb | 2017-04-25 13:08:56 -0500 (Tue, 25 Apr 2017) | 16 lines
> 
> Add a new GDB_LIBEXEC option to install gdb and kgdb to /usr/libexec.
> 
> When this option is enabled, only gdb and kgdb are installed to
> /usr/libexec for use by crashinfo(8). Other bits of GDB such as
> gdbserver and gdbtui are not installed. For this option to be
> effective, GDB must be enabled.
> 
> Rework r317094 to re-enable GDB on all platforms but enable
> GDB_LIBEXEC on platforms for which the GDB in ports is a superset of
> functionality.
> 
> Reviewed by:    emaste, kib
> Suggested by:   kib
> Relnotes:       yes
> Differential Revision:  https://reviews.freebsd.org/D10449
> -----------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> 
> Note specifically that the GDB in ports is a substantial improvement in
> functionality on amd64.
> 
> -Ben

Good to know. Thanks.

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