GDB, the GNU debugger, allows you to debug programs written in C, C++,
Java, and other languages, by executing them in a controlled fashion
and printing their data.
README for GNU development tools
This directory contains various GNU compilers, assemblers, linkers,
debuggers, etc., plus their support routines, definitions, and documentation.
If you are receiving this as part of a GDB release, see the file gdb/README.
If with a binutils release, see binutils/README; if with a libg++ release,
see libg++/README, etc. That'll give you info about this
What has changed in GDB?
(Organized release by release)
*** Changes since GDB 7.2
* GDB now supports thread debugging of core dumps on GNU/Linux.
GDB now activates thread debugging using the libthread_db library
when debugging GNU/Linux core dumps, similarly to when debugging
live processes. As a result, when debugging a core dump file, GDB
is now able to display pthread_t ids