gdbinit man page

gdbinit — GDB initialization scripts

Synopsis

/etc/gdbinit

~/.gdbinit

./.gdbinit

Description

These files contain GDB commands to automatically execute during GDB startup.  The lines of contents are canned sequences of commands, described in the GDB manual in node Sequences — shell command info -f gdb -n Sequences.

Please read more in the GDB manual in node Startup — shell command info -f gdb -n Startup.

/etc/gdbinit

System-wide initialization file.  It is executed unless user specified GDB option -nx or -n. See more in the GDB manual in node System-wide configuration — shell command info -f gdb -n 'System-wide configuration'.

(not enabled with --with-system-gdbinit-dir during compilation)

System-wide initialization directory.  All files in this directory are executed on startup unless user specified GDB option -nx or -n, as long as they have a recognized file extension. See more in the GDB manual in node System-wide configuration — shell command info -f gdb -n 'System-wide configuration'.

~/.gdbinit

User initialization file.  It is executed unless user specified GDB options -nx, -n or -nh.

./.gdbinit

Initialization file for current directory.  It may need to be enabled with GDB security command set auto-load local-gdbinit. See more in the GDB manual in node Init File in the Current Directory — shell command info -f gdb -n 'Init File in the Current Directory'.

Options

See Also

gdb(1), info -f gdb -n Startup

The full documentation for GDB is maintained as a Texinfo manual. If the info and gdb programs and GDB's Texinfo documentation are properly installed at your site, the command

        info gdb

should give you access to the complete manual.

Using GDB: A Guide to the GNU Source-Level Debugger, Richard M. Stallman and Roland H. Pesch, July 1991.

Referenced By

The man page avr-gdbinit(5) is an alias of gdbinit(5).

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