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GDB Internals

This document documents the internals of the GNU debugger, GDB. It includes description of GDB's key algorithms and operations, as well as the mechanisms that adapt GDB to specific hosts and targets.

1. Requirements  
2. Overall Structure  
3. Algorithms  
4. User Interface  
5. libgdb  
6. Symbol Handling  
7. Language Support  
8. Host Definition  
9. Target Architecture Definition  
10. Target Descriptions  
11. Target Vector Definition  
12. Native Debugging  
13. Support Libraries  
14. Coding  
15. Porting GDB  
16. Versions and Branches  
17. Start of New Year Procedure  
18. Releasing GDB  
19. Testsuite  
20. Hints  

A. GDB Currently available observers  
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