Commit 446a9c56 authored by Leena Miettinen's avatar Leena Miettinen
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The remote mode allows you to debug processes that run on remote machines.
\bold{GDB:} In remote mode, the local gdb process talks to a gdbserver process
running on the remote machine that controls the process to be debugged.
\section3 Using GDB
The gdbserver process is started on the remote machines by passing a port number
and the executable:
In remote mode, the local GDB process talks to a GDB server
process running on the remote machine that controls the process to be
debugged.
The GDB server process is started on the remote machines by passing a port
number and the executable:
\code
gdbserver :1234 <executable>
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Listening on port 1234
\endcode
On the local machine running Qt Creator, select
\gui {Debug > Start Debugging > Start and Attach to Remote Application...}.
This will show a dialog, in which you can enter the host name of the remote machine
and the port number chosen. After clicking \gui{OK}, debugging will start.
On the local machine that runs Qt Creator:
\list 1
\o Select \gui {Debug > Start Debugging > Start and Attach to Remote
Application...}.
\o In the \gui {Host and port} field, enter the name of the remote
machine and the port number to use.
\bold{CDB:} In remote mode, the local cdb process talks to a cdb process
running on the remote machine which is started passing special command line options that
switch it into server mode. The remote cdb process needs to load the
Qt Creator CDB extension library that is shipped with along with Qt Creator:
\o Select \gui{OK} to start debugging.
\endlist
\section3 Using CDB
In remote mode, the local CDB process talks to a CDB process that
runs on the remote machine. The process is started with special
command line options that switch it into server mode. The remote CDB
process must load the Qt Creator CDB extension library that is shipped with
Qt Creator:
\list 1
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\o Copy the Qt Creator CDB extension library from the Qt installation
directory to the a new folder on the remote machine
(32 or 64 bit version depending on the version \e{Debugging Tools for Windows}
(32 or 64 bit version depending on the version of the Debugging
Tools for Windows
used):
\list
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\o Set the _NT_DEBUGGER_EXTENSION_PATH environment variable to point
to that folder.
\o To use TCP/IP as communication protocol, launch the remote CDB as
\o To use TCP/IP as communication protocol, launch remote CDB as
follows:
\code
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\o On the local machine running Qt Creator, select
\gui {Debug > Start Debugging > Attach to Remote CDB Session...}
This will show a dialog in which you can enter the connection parameters
for example for TCP/IP:
\o In the \gui Connection field enter the connection parameters.
For example, for TCP/IP:
\code
Server:Port
\endcode
In case you chose a different protocol, specify one of the alternative forms:
If you chose some other protocol, specify one of the alternative
formats:
\code
tcp:server=Server,port=Port[,password=Password][,ipversion=6]
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