nemiver release 0.3.0
Posted on: 01/22/2007 09:08 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?
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This release is available as a source package in tar.gz format and can be downloaded from: http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/GNOME/sources/nemiver/0.3

What's Changed?
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This is a bug fixes, new features, and performance improvement release. It requires the new 0.3.0 version of the libgtksourceviewmm library.

New features
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[Dodji Seketeli]

* added a "detach from target" functionality
* added a basic "find text in source file" functionality

[Jonathon Jongsma]

* added a "list source files that make up the current executable"
functionality. Integrate it into the "open source file" dialog

[Steven Brown]

* new set of Nemiver icons

Bug fixes/improvements
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[Dodji Seketeli]

* better spinner model
* better debugger engine state management
* better handling of targets not compiled with -g
* properly clear the status notebook when target is no more being debug
ged
* massive gdb controlling interface performance speedup (gt; 7X speedup)
* show hidden directories in the "Run program" dialog
* better detection of variables in the "hover on variable" workflow
* set the LD_BIND_NOW environment variable to prevent slow stepping into
functions that are in DSOs.
* make ctrl-c (SIGINT) triggers a graceful shutdown
* better pointer dereferencing behaviour
* #386473 deleting a breakpoint greys out all actions
* #381703 Close all open files when switching to a new debug session
* #386594 update dereferenced pointers during stepping
* #394485 Variable line-height too high for some variables
* #384427 breakpoints are not shown on newly open files

[Jonathon Jongsma]

* HIG fixes
* update translation credits in the About dialog
* make the window title show information about the target being debugged
* mark more strings as being translatable
* better management of the nemiver.desktop file
* #386806 Use placeholder strings (%s) for filenames in messages
* #396767 call stack widget does not show the frame number

[Bob Mauchin]
* #389177 String misleading in nmv-call-stack.cc
* #389175 Typos in nmv-dbg-perspective.cc

[Marko Anastasov]

* 394469 =96 Quicker access to source files

Translations
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* [nl] Reinout Van Shouwen
* [de] Carsten Reith
* [es] Juan
* [fr] Dodji Seketeli, Bob Mauchin


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