debugging kdevelop.bin doesn't work

Niko Sams niko.sams at
Thu Feb 25 06:00:25 UTC 2010

On Tue, Feb 23, 2010 at 22:39, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at> wrote:
> On 23.02.10 22:01:57, Niko Sams wrote:
>> On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 19:17, Andreas Pakulat <apaku at> wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> > seems like debugging kdevelop with kdevelop is currently not possible.
>> > I've setup a launch config that uses "app/kdevelop.bin" target as
>> > executable and created+selected an environment that sets KDEV_SESSION to
>> > a session-id. Unfortunately starting the debugger just "exits normally".
>> > This almost looks like when one specifies app/kdevelop, which forks the
>> > real app.
>> >
>> > Anybody else seeing this? Do I have something wrong?
>> With the changes Alexander commited last week debugging kdevelop directly
>> works just fine.
> Well, that didn't work either, thats why I tried kdevelop.bin+envvar. So
> how do I debug this?
Strange; it works for me. Double checked now on my desktop machine.

gdb kdevelop
hit Ctrl+C
stops somewhere in main_internal.cpp

maybe you have the follow child processes commands enabled?


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