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How do i pass argument to gdb?

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I want to pass argument to gdb but i don't know to do that.


my executable taking 3 argument.

<myexe> <arg1> <arg2> <arg3>

when i try to debug myexe,
like that

gdb myexe

but i dont konw how to pass 3 arguments .

Please, some suggestion.
Thanks in advace.
Aug 28 '08 #1
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When you actually run your program in gdb (by typing run), add your arguments there.

For instance, if I wanted to run myProg.exe with the command line arguments 1, 2, and eleven, I would type:

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  1. gdb myProg.exe
  2. (setup stuff here, maybe set some breakpoints, then...)
  3. run 1 2 eleven
Aug 28 '08 #2

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you can also use the --args flag on the command line like this:

> gdb --args myprogram arg1 arg2 arg3
Aug 28 '08 #3

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