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bug #25366: Does not display threads window with dbx on Solaris 10

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Tue 20 Jan 2009 06:52:55 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  None
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Open Release:  3.3.11
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Fri 23 Jan 2009 01:07:20 AM UTC, comment #1: 

It seems one must compile with -DHAVE_SUNDBX to get threads with dbx.  This is not documented in the INSTALL build instructions but is mentioned in the NEWS file.

(It looks like I failed to say I was using ddd on Solaris 10 in my original submission.)

The following fixes the stack problem in 3.3.12-rc1:

      • ddd/SourceView.C.orig       Thu Jan 22 17:06:14 2009

--- ddd/SourceView.C    Thu Jan 22 12:59:06 2009

      • 7150,7155 ****

--- 7150,7157 ----
            continue;           // Skip empty lines
        if (frame.contains("Reading ", 0))
            continue;           // Skip GDB `Reading in symbols' messages
+       if (frame.contains("current thread: ", 0))
+           continue;           // Skip DBX `current thread' messages


        frames += frame;

Michael Ubell <mikeubell>
Tue 20 Jan 2009 06:52:55 PM UTC, original submission:  

Using dbx as the debugger ddd does not highlight the threads option in the Status pulldown.  After displaying threads in the dbx command window I can switch between threads there.  However, the Backtrace window is then skewed by one frame because "current thread: t@xx" is displayed at the bottom



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