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In the GDB debugger of Linux, is it possible to give a local variable (at specific offset from the %esp register) a constant name, which I will see everytime I call disassemble instead of seeing the address?

I mean something like the capability of IDA Pro to set names to unknown variables.

  • Use IDA to attach to a remote GDB instance? This combines the best of both worlds. – 0xC0000022L Apr 12 '16 at 17:58
  • @Reflection: gdb is not really meant for that, I mean reverse-engineering tasks. It is really intended to be a debugger. You may combine it with a reverse-engineering tool (as suggested by 0xC0000022L. – perror Aug 27 '18 at 22:18

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