Re: kgdb for mainline kernel: core-lite [patch 1/3]

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Mon Mar 08 2004 - 05:27:23 EST

"Amit S. Kale" <amitkale@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Here are features that are present only in full kgdb:
> 1. Thread support (aka info threads)

argh, disaster. I discussed this with Tom a week or so ago when it looked
like this it was being chopped out and I recall being told that the
discussion was referring to something else.

Ho-hum, sorry. Can we please put this back in?

> 2. console messages through gdb

hm, it was occasionally handy. Is there a lot of code involved?

> 3. Automatic loading of modules in gdb

OK. I think. What does this feature actually do?

> 4. Support for x86_64
> 5. Support for powerpc

These are planned, I assume?

> 6. kgdb over ethernet [This isn't ready in the full version as well at this
> point of time]

OK. But the version in -mm and -mpm works OK, does it not? Is there some
difference in implementation which causes it to be broken in your tree?

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