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matthewcampbell

GDB support broken on OSX

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Hey I built the latest code from GitHub and I tried to get GDB to connect. Doing the following

 

1) Break on load inside vba-m

2) gdb

3) target remote :55555

 

however I get a few errors and can't really do much

 

Error 1:

warning: No executable has been specified and target does not support

determining executable automatically. Try using the "file" command.

 

Error 2:

(gdb) continue

Cannot execute this command without a live selected thread.

(gdb) thread 1

Thread ID 1 has terminated.


It seems like I can't get the emulator to start with GDB connected. Any suggestions thanks!

I think it must be a bug on the Wxwidgets builds or OS X in general. I tried it on linux and was able to get it to work first time with this tutorial. However the linux builds use SDL and have more command line options like --gdb

 

http://www.garin.io/game-cheating-tutorial

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