GDB server and threaded application
wd at denx.de
Thu Mar 27 03:13:41 EST 2003
in message <20030326134141.GA32522 at nevyn.them.org> you wrote:
> As usual, Wolfgang's answer is somewhat biased. GDB 5.3's
As usual? C'me on!
> Neither the version originally in HHL 2.0 nor gdb 5.2.1 supported it
> however. Kalpesh said he was trying gdb 5.3, which does.
It was not me who pointed to "our" version of the patch.
In my original posting which Vladimir quotet I answered a question
which was exactly about the GDB version in HHL 2.0 and gdb[server]
> I would also like to offer Wolfgang a BIG KICK IN THE HEAD. I have
> looked at the relevant path on his FTP site that you referenced below;
> despite his name as the only name on the "ChangeLog entry" in the
> README and the claim of "we spend some work", it is my work. I wrote
> just about every line of that patch.
It is based on your patch, right. But your patch was against the (by
then) TOT of the GDB CVS. It was not very hard to back port to GDB
version 5.2 and even to 5.1.1. But yes, we _did_ spend some work on
this. Basic functionality of remote multi-thread debugging (namely
things as thread selection, stack backtraces, thread variables
printouts) worked okay. But if I remember right there were some
features though that were not working yet. Most notably, these were
asynchronous thread notification (that is, when gdbserver receive
signals upon creation of a new thread or death of an existing thread,
etc.), and single-stepping within a thread. Again, "we spend some
> As usual proper credit would be appreciated.
Of course. Added to the README. Is this OK for you now? If not,
please send me a diff containing the text you want to see added.
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