GDB 7.8 Betters Python Scripting, Adds Guile Support
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU on 30 July 2014 at 10:01 AM EDT. 4 Comments
Version 7.8 of the GNU Debugger is now available with a variety of enhancements.

GDB 7.8 notably brings Guile scripting support, improvements to Python scripting, a variety of new options, PowerPC64 litt-endian target configuration, BTrace enhancements, ISO C99 variable length automatic arrays support, and a variety of other new features.

Those wishing to learn more about GDB 7.8 and its new capabilities for developers can find the 7.8 release announcement at
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