[Qt-creator] ability to configure the debugger

Poenitz Andre Andre.Poenitz at digia.com
Thu Nov 1 11:09:51 CET 2012

dAgeCKo [dagecko at free.fr] wrote:
> Hello,
> under Linux, when using libtool for making libraries, we must use
> libtool to start the debugger. The other solution is to install the
> project (threw make install) and then debug from here. But this is too
> complicated to do that each time.
> Unfortunately, qt creator does not provide any way to change how to
> start the debugger.

You can use any script or binary as "debugger". 

In your case I'd try to use a wrapper script containing something like

exec libtool --mode=execute /usr/bin/gdb "$@"


So I'm hoping this could be an interresting feature for a next release.
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