gnat-gps 'break on exception' fails

Bug #219247 reported by beattie
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gnat-gps (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Binary package hint: gnat-gps

Release Ubuntu 8.04 x86_64

package version 4.0.1-3.0

Running the gnat-gps tutorial enableing Preferences->Debugger "Break on exceptions". The debugger window opens with the error:

"exception" is not a function

the command "show version" shows the the debugger being used is gdb 6.8-debian. It does not have Ada support enabled.

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Daniel T Chen (crimsun) wrote :

Is this symptom still reproducible in 8.10 or 9.04?

Changed in gnat-gps:
status: New → Incomplete
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Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

We are closing this bug report because it lacks the information we need to investigate the problem, as described in the previous comments. Please reopen it if you can give us the missing information, and don't hesitate to submit bug reports in the future. To reopen the bug report you can click on the current status, under the Status column, and change the Status back to "New". Thanks again!

Changed in gnat-gps:
status: Incomplete → Invalid
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Jon Martini (jon-martini) wrote :

Confirmed as still reproducible in both 8.10 and 9.04.

I saw this in 8.10, currently I have 9.04 installed.

Release Ubuntu 9.04 x86_64 (jaunty)
gnat-gps package version 4.3~2008.08.09ubuntu1

Problem recreation in gnat-gps debugger window:

file /home/martini/Project/Profitic/sandbox/trunk/bin/harness
(gdb) break exception
"exception" is not a function
(gdb) show version
GNU gdb 6.8-debian
Copyright (C) 2008 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
License GPLv3+: GNU GPL version 3 or later <>
This is free software: you are free to change and redistribute it.
There is NO WARRANTY, to the extent permitted by law. Type "show copying"
and "show warranty" for details.
This GDB was configured as "x86_64-linux-gnu".

Changed in gnat-gps (Ubuntu):
status: Invalid → New
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Dimitrios Symeonidis (azimout) wrote :

setting to confirmed then...

Changed in gnat-gps (Ubuntu):
status: New → Confirmed
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