Not breaking at Breakpoint when Debugging when using CDT Blueprint

When I try to use cdt-gdb-vscode to achieve debugging of cpp files in Theia with GDB, the code doesn’t break at breakpoint, the breakpoint is faded and when I hover over a message saying r -break-insert: Unknown option ``-source’’ is shown . I use the below Launch.json configuratoin

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“version”: “0.2.0”,
“configurations”: [
“type”: “gdb”,
“request”: “launch”,
“name”: “Debug (GDB)”,
“program”: “${workspaceFolder}\HelloWorld.exe”

Error (On hover near breakpoint):


This issue was because I had GDB version 7.6 and CDT plugin released works with GDB 8 or greater. By upgrading my GDB, this worked. Please refer to this GIT issue


Great, thank you for posting the solution!

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