Description of problem:
It's not possible to open any executable in kdbg. It just shows some message with gdb output (not an error one) and that's it.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. install some package and its debuginfo (for example nmap and nmap-debuginfo)
2. kdbg /bin/ncat
Pop up message box "Sorry - KDbg" with content:
"""GDB: Reading symbols from
/usr/bin/ncat...Reading symbols from
and that's all it does.
Created attachment 772625 [details]
patch to fix this
Found the problem.
gdb prints another message before first one completes, as a result there can be misplaced "done." string
kdbg has a list of known "everything is ok" messages and expects that any unknown message means error.
but gdb usually prints something like this:
but sometimes, it prints this
kdbg knows messages MSG1 and MSG2, but does not have "done." in the list of known safe messages, because so far it was always on the same line as MSG1/MSG2
solution is simple, just add "done." to known safe messages.
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Still reproducible in kdbg-2.5.2-3.fc20.x86_64
kdbg-2.5.4-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing kdbg-2.5.4-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
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kdbg-2.5.4-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository. If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.