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@chapter Building the GNU Debugger
-GDB is not currently RTEMS aware. The following configurations have been
+GDB is currently RTEMS aware only if you are using the remote debugging
+support via Ethernet. The following configurations have been
successfully used with RTEMS applications:
@itemize @bullet
@@ -20,6 +21,10 @@ successfully used with RTEMS applications:
Other configurations of gdb have successfully been used by RTEMS users
but are not documented here.
+It is recommended that when toolset binaries are available for
+your particular host, that they be used. Prebuilt binaries
+are much easier to install.
@section Unarchive the gdb Distribution
Use the following commands to unarchive the gdb distribution: