David Kastrup <d...@gnu.org> writes:

> Mahesh Pujari <pujarimahesh_ku...@yahoo.com> writes:
>> Hello,
>>  I am trying to compile git with debug symbols and failed to do so
>> (basically I am a noob), can some one direct me to links or mailing
>> list (have searched but couldn't find) or doc's so that I can debug
>> git using gdb.
> git is compiled with debug symbols by default.

... but:

1) some Git commands are shell-scripts, on which you can't use gdb.

2) some Git commands fork other commands, and then you have to deal with
   multiple processes (i.e. putting a breakpoint in a piece of code
   executed by the subprocess won't work if gdb is running on the other

Matthieu Moy
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