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GDB Pocket Reference by Arnold Robbins

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Group Listing of GDB Commands

This section summarizes the GDB commands by task. Esoteric commands, such as those used by GDB’s maintainers, or to cross-debug remote systems connected via serial port or a network, have been omitted.

Aliases for Other Commands

Alias

Short for ...

Alias

Short for ...

bt

backtrace

i

info

c

continue

l

list

cont

continue

n

next

d

delete

ni

nexti

dir

directory

p

print

dis

disable

po

print-object

do

down

r

run

e

edit

s

step

f

frame

share

sharedlibrary

fo

forward-search

si

stepi

gcore

generate-core-file

u

until

h

help

where

backtrace

Breakpoints

awatch

Set an expression watchpoint.

break

Set a breakpoint at a line or function.

catch

Set a catchpoint to catch an event.

clear

Clear a given breakpoint.

commands

Specify commands to run when a breakpoint is reached.

condition

Supply a condition to a particular breakpoint.

delete

Delete one or more breakpoints or auto-display expressions.

disable

Disable one or more breakpoints.

enable

Enable one or more breakpoints.

hbreak

Set a hardware-assisted breakpoint.

ignore

Set the ignore-count of a particular breakpoint.

rbreak

Set a breakpoint for all functions matching a regular expression.

rwatch

Set a read watchpoint for an expression.

tbreak

Set a temporary breakpoint.

tcatch

Set a temporary catchpoint.

thbreak

Set a temporary hardware-assisted breakpoint.

watch

Set an expression watchpoint.

Examining Data

call

Call a function in the program.

delete display

Cancel one or more expressions that have been set to display when the program stops.

delete mem

Delete a memory region.

disable display

Disable one or more ...

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