GDB debugging on ARM

Dylan Smith dylan.ah.smith at
Wed Aug 4 16:17:57 CDT 2010

2010/8/4 André Hentschel <nerv at>

> Hi,
> what is the best/easiest/fastest way to hack Wine so it does not start
> winedbg and i can debug it with gdb?
> my problem is that my WineARM works so far that it tries to run winedbg and
> uses its own handlers. but i want that not to happen
> of course it crashes somewhere and then tries to start winedbg... but
> winedbg is not really implemented yet on arm and its not yet time for it. i
> just want to debug on assembler level with gdb...
> "winedbg --gdb" is also not what i want.
> So my understanding is that Wine somewhere register its exception handlers,
> but i cant find that code to disable it. Anyone?
> winedbg is set as the debugger in the registry:
HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE\Software\Microsoft\Windows NT\CurrentVersion\AeDebug
Debugger="winedbg --auto %ld %ld"

You should be able to disable it by setting the value Auto=0, or you could
change the Debugger to use gdb.
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