Beginner needs help installing ddd?

I’m looking to add the Gnu DDD graphical debugger to Rocky Linux 8.6 system. I have the “Development Tools” basic development environment setup. Checking the “groupinfo” I don’t see ddd listed. When I tried to install DDD via yum it could not find ddd.

-~-> yum install ddd
Last metadata expiration check: 1:06:23 ago on Thu Aug 10 17:48:20 2023.
No match for argument: ddd
Error: Unable to find a match: ddd

Any help would be appreicated.


Its in the epel repo, probably should enable power tools aswell.

Regards Tom.

Hasn’t powertools being replaced by CRB ?

Both RHEL 8 and RHEL 9 do have CodeReady Linux Builder repository. That was introduced with RHEL 8.
The name is a registered trademark(?), so other than Red Hat cannot use it.

CentOS Linux 8 did use name “PowerTools” to avoid the issue. Rocky 8 follows the suit and has powertools repo.

By release of RHEL 9 it had been figured out that name “CRB” is ok too. That is why Rocky 9 has crb repo.

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Just a quick thanks to @jlehtone. I never knew the history or reasons for first calling it power tools, then crb.

Thanks @tjdoyle and @jlehtone. (I can only mention two in the post :slightly_smiling_face:) Was able to get ddd setup and running, really appreciate the help and information shared.

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