[yocto] Failed to build gdb

Lm Chew lm.chew at free2move.se
Thu Jun 15 08:53:39 PDT 2017

Hi Jussi,

Thanks! That does the trick.

Best Regards,


From: Jussi Kukkonen <jussi.kukkonen at intel.com>
Sent: Thursday, 15 June, 2017 11:13:20 PM
To: Lm Chew
Cc: yocto at yoctoproject.org
Subject: Re: [yocto] Failed to build gdb

On 15 June 2017 at 10:19, Lm Chew <lm.chew at free2move.se<mailto:lm.chew at free2move.se>> wrote:

| /usr/src/debug/gdb/7.12.1-r0/gdb-7.12.1/gdb/completer.c:1862: undefined reference to `_rl_completion_prefix_display_length'

| /usr/src/debug/gdb/7.12.1-r0/gdb-7.12.1/gdb/completer.c:1862: undefined reference to `rl_sort_completion_matches'
| collect2: error: ld returned 1 exit status

Making an educated guess here: Because of the INCOMPATIBLE_LICENSE setting you end up with an ancient version of readline that doesn't actually provide the API that gdb needs. You may have to allow GPLv3+ for readline as well.


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