nemiver release 0.2.0 now available
Posted on: 12/14/2006 10:04 AM

nemiver is a standalone graphical debugger that integrates well in the GNOME desktop environment. It currently features a backend which uses the GNU debugger gdb for debugging C/C++ programs.

Where to get it?
This release is available as a source package in tar.gz format and can be downloaded from:

Checkout the project homepage at

What's Changed?

new features

[Dodji Seketeli]

* highlight the last changed variable (in the local variables tab)
* new variable inspector targeted at global variables
* added a --attach lt;pid|prog-namgt; option

[Jonathon Jongmas]

* new dialog to locate files when no full path debugging
information is available

[Ruben Vermeersch]

* remember last nemiver window geometry (makes nemiver 'spatial')

bug fixes/improvements

[Jonathon Jongsma]

* don't let the target executable run after quitting nemiver.
* when opening a source file start filechooser in the working dir
specified in session settings.
* restart gconfd (instead of sending the HUP signal) upon schemas install
* fixed typos in NEWS file
* fixed typos in dialogs
* hook the windown 'delete-event' to the normal shutdown procedure
* #378294 gdb 6.4debian sometimes doesn't provide full path to
source file info
* #381702 double-clicking breakpoint list when there are no
breakpoints causes an error

[Dodji Seketeli]

* don't redraw the local variables widget at each stop
* don't assert when hover on empty space
* sync each log line to disk
* in the breakpoint workflow, lookup files in already opened files first
* fix target terminal scrolling issues
* update local variables when selecting frames
* fix utf8 paths issues
* fix gdbmi frame data parsing
* code cleanup and refactoring here and there
* allow target restart only from the READY state
* better plugins lifetime management
* #377623 Local variables parsing error on multi-parameter template types
* #381912 stopping the targets fails when runned without break
* #381402 variables content in popup tip on hover very invisible
* #383170 segfault at startup on EM64T archictecture
* #381694 disable the continue and step buttons when target program exits
* #384057 Target executable still runs after nemiver shuts down
* #384406 nemiver crashed when activating line numbers
* #384456 Close button on tab is truncated
* #384474 Bottom widget could disappeared under gtkvsperator
* #385186 Tab too high
* #385195 toolbar widgets to clean

[Ruben Vermeersch]

* fix typos in some dialogs
* fix bad support of 'current working directory'
* update README file

[Remi Cardonna]

* make link with the --as--needed option of GNU ld

[Guillaume Desmottes]

* #383886 Preferences dialog should not appear in the windows list

[Jean-Francois Rameau]

* #384172 Clicking on "Target terminal" tab makes the top window very large

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