GDB kind of doesn’t work on macOS Sierra

This is how I easily fixed the issue. [Update: based on feedback received and yet to be verified, it seems that this solution works with macOS Sierra 10.12 but not with macOS Sierra 10.12.2]

See video instructions here

  1. Quit gdb
  2. Using your text editor e.g. Sublime Text, save a file called .gdbinit in your user folder.
  3. In the file add the following: set startup-with-shell off
  4. Save the file
  5. gdb should now work


Where is .gdbinit is located and how can I edit it?

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