Need help configuring gdb (ggdb)...

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Tue Nov 15 03:22:48 CET 2016

On Mon, Nov 14, 2016 at 9:19 PM, Carlo Tambuatco <oraclmaster at>

> But I have not yet gone ahead and done so since I am confused about the
> <gnat_install_prefix> argument in the last step. First of all, is this
> referring to the gcc ada compiler…and if so, is it already installed or do
> I need to go and install this thing? I was under the impression all
> dependencies for gdb were installed before gdb itself was installed so
> shouldn't this prerequisite exist somewhere on my system, I just don’t know
> where?

It refers to gnat because you found that in the gnat section of the manual
(gnat_ugn_unw). You want /opt/local as the prefix.

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