Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 81429
gdb complains about undefined symbol: ps_get_thread_area
Last modified: 2015-01-07 19:02:49 EST
Description of problem:
gdb complains about been unable to debug pthreads.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
$ cat > test.c
$ gcc -g test.c
$ gdb a.out
Yes, this is (unfortunately) expected behavior. Gdb has not been ported yet to
work with the new NPTL thread library.
However, gdb should behave correctly if the program has no threads.
What's the timeframe looking like on getting GDB to work with the new threaded
There is a patch in the next beta.
I am closing this bug report. If there are more problems, let's open new ones,
against the next beta.