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With gdb how can you change the value of variable?

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in case if is it possible, how you can change and pls explain with some example.

posted Sep 21, 2013 by Giri Prasad

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Say ur variable is a then

$gdb myprogram
Set a breakpoint on ur function say myfunc
gdb> b myfunc
gdb> r

Now program will stop at myfunc
Use p to print the variable

gdb> p a  ----- say value is 5 -----
gdb> 5
gdb> p a=8  ----- this will set the value as 8 -------
gdb> p a
gdb> 8
answer Sep 21, 2013 by Salil Agrawal
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