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From: Keith Seitz <>
To: Bruce Dawson <>
Cc: "" <>
Subject: Re: Building Insight
Date: Thu, 07 Feb 2013 21:17:00 -0000	[thread overview]
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On 02/07/2013 12:06 PM, Bruce Dawson wrote:
> Does insight currently build and work? It appears that it hasn't been
> updated since July 19, 2009
> ( so I'm naturally curious
> as to whether this project is dead or not.

Insight does build on linux. I build CVS HEAD on Fedora almost daily, 
and I test Ubuntu about quarterly. It is entirely my fault that the 
project has been largely in maintenance mode for many years. There just 
aren't a whole lot of contributors anymore.

First things first -- get rid of 6.8. I simply haven't made an official 
release in quite some time. I see that despite my intentions, another 
GDB release occurs where I haven't made a corresponding insight release.

To further complicate matters, I have been sitting on x86_64 and mingw 
build fixes for a long time...

Here's what I would do. If you don't mind using a development version of 
GDB (which is what I have been using daily for many years), grab the 
latest sources of the insight CVS module from anonymous CVS.

If you would prefer using a standard release of GDB, grab those sources 
and then add in the missing insight bits from CVS.

If worse comes to worse, ping me privately, and I'll attempt to through 
you together an unofficial source tarball that I have built on Ubuntu 
myself. [This might be easier/less frustrating, considering I have all 
the necessary bits for x86_64 lying in my source tree.]

I will redouble my efforts to get all my cord-hoarding checked into and make an official release after the 7.6 is underway. 
That should be branching within the next week or two.


  reply	other threads:[~2013-02-07 21:17 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 5+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2013-02-07 20:07 Bruce Dawson
2013-02-07 21:17 ` Keith Seitz [this message]
2013-02-07 21:36   ` Bruce Dawson
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2000-06-30 12:42 Syd Polk
2000-06-22  3:26 Cor van Loos

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