Re: [Linux-ia64] gdb'ing 32-bit executable on IA64

From: David Mosberger <>
Date: 2002-11-12 06:24:49
>>>>> On Mon, 11 Nov 2002 12:05:27 -0700, Don Dugger <> said:

  Don> Nitin- I just remembered, there's one more gotcha you have to
  Don> deal with to run `gdb' on IA32 processes.  `gdb' uses the shell
  Don> to actually execute the target program and, by default, it
  Don> winds up using the IA64 version of the shell.  This doesn't
  Don> work.

  Don> What you have to do is spcify an IA32 shell through the `SHELL'
  Don> environment variable when using the IA32 `gdb'.  If all of the
  Don> IA32 programs are in the directory `/usr/ia32/bin' then the
  Don> following sommand should work:

  Don> 	SHELL=/usr/ia32/bin/sh /usr/ia32/bin/gdb $*

Wouldn't it be much easier to copy the x86 version of bash into



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