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HP wdb 6.4 and the GNU C and C++ compiler

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HP wdb 6.4 and the GNU C and C++ compiler

From HP wdb 6.4 documentation  (, page 11)

"HP WDB can be used to debug code generated by the HP ANSI C, HP ANSI aC++ and HP Fortran compilers as well as the GNU C and C++ compilers."


From HP wdb home page, HP WDB 6.4 features:

"HP WDB no longer supports debugging of C/C++ programs compiled with GNU compilers"


To me these two statements contradict each other. I would like to install HP wdb 6.4 but will it debug code generated by g++? I would llike to clarify this point.

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Re: HP wdb 6.4 and the GNU C and C++ compiler

Sorry for the confusion; seems like a documentation error on our part.


Just to clarify, HP wdb does not support debugging of binaries generated using gcc/g++.


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