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GDB 7.8 Betters Python Scripting, Adds Guile Support

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Published on 30 July 2014 10:01 AM EDT
Written by Michael Larabel in GNU
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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 SourceWare.org.

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Michael Larabel is the principal author of Phoronix.com and founded the web-site in 2004 with a focus on enriching the Linux hardware experience and being the largest web-site devoted to Linux hardware reviews, particularly for products relevant to Linux gamers and enthusiasts but also commonly reviewing servers/workstations and embedded Linux devices. Michael has written more than 10,000 articles covering the state of Linux hardware support, Linux performance, graphics hardware drivers, and other topics. Michael is also the lead developer of the Phoronix Test Suite, Phoromatic, and OpenBenchmarking.org automated testing software. He can be followed via and or contacted via .
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