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Re: [cdt-dev] 'Failed to execute MI command: -exec-run' error when trying to debug a GNU project with Eclipse


Does debugging a simple Hello World application work for you?

If not, I suspect it is because GDB 7.12 does not work on MacOS
Sierra. I don't have access to such a machine, but have a look at as a starting point


Jonah Graham
Kichwa Coders Ltd.

On 11 August 2017 at 10:11, Evan Aad <oddeveneven@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I wish to debug GNU Emacs in Eclipse IDE for C/C++ on my macOS Sierra. I
> have downloaded the source code with Git and built the project successfully
> via the command line. I then imported the project to Eclipse as an existing
> Makefile project with the 'GNU autotools toolchain' setting.
> I can now run the Emacs GUI from Eclipse. However, when I try to debug it
> (with gdb), I get the following error message:
> ---
> 'Launching emacs-' has encountered a problem.
> Error in final launch sequence
> Failed to execute MI command:
> -exec-run
> Error message from debugger back end:
> During startup program terminated with signal ?, Unknown signal.
> During startup program terminated with signal ?, Unknown signal.
> ---
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