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bug #35224: Screen Doesn't Grab Certain GDB TUI screen updates

Submitted by:  None
Submitted on:  Tue Jan 3 01:49:12 2012  
Category: User InterfaceSeverity: 3 - Normal
Priority: 5 - NormalStatus: None
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: None
Open/Closed: OpenRelease: None
Fixed Release: NonePlanned Release: None
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Tue Mar 13 20:41:00 2012, comment #2:

Screen version 4.00.03 (FAU) 23-Oct-06

It seems that this only occurs on GDB 6.3. I've tried other versions 6.4, 6.6, 7.3.1 and they all appear to work correctly.

I can just use an upgraded version of gdb and it works, so you can probably close this bug.

Paul Johnson <oewyn>
Tue Jan 17 17:17:27 2012, comment #1:

I am unable to reproduce this problem. The screen versions I tried are git and ubuntu, and the gdb version is 7.3.1. What versions are you using?

Sadrul Habib Chowdhury <sadrul>
Project Administrator
Tue Jan 3 01:49:12 2012, original submission:

When using gdb's TUI (Ctrl-X,A) and stepping through code, the screen does not update.

Steps to reproduce

1) Start screen session
2) Start gdb debugging session
3) Break somewhere in the middle of some code
4) Enable TUI (Ctrl-X then A)
5) Step to next instruction (n)
6) The Highlighted line (indicating where the PC is pointing to) will disappear and will not re-appear until you force gdb to update the screen again (arrow-up/down to force the screen to update)

I'm guessing it has to do with how gdb's TUI is highlighting the line that screen doesn't interpret correctly when that is the only update.



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