Building gdb for Cell/B.E.

Trying to debug a bus error on my PS3, I realised that the version of GDB I have installed doesn’t support debugging of SPU programs. There doesn’t seem to be a Debian packaged version available that does, so I built my own.

Because I found no obvious google result, I share this with the zero other people that I expect may one day be interested : the key option for configure appears to be


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