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

From: Tom Rini
Date: Wed Mar 10 2004 - 10:29:15 EST

On Wed, Mar 10, 2004 at 01:36:05PM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Yes. But as things stand, gdb 6.0 doesn't show stack traces correctly with esp
> > and eip got from switch_to and gas 2.14 can't handle i386 dwarf2 CFI. Do we
> > want to enforce getting a CVS version of gdb _and_ gas to build kgdb?
> > Certainly not.
> binutils 2.15 should be released soon anyways AFAIK. And for x86-64 this all
> works just fine (as demonstrated by Jim's/George's stub), so please get
> rid of it at least for x86-64. I really don't want user_schedule there,
> because it's completely unnecessary.

I think more importantly, it's probably going to be one of those ugly
things that will make it so much harder to get it into Linus' tree. So
lets just say it'll require gdb 6.1 / binutils 2.15 for KGDB to work

Tom Rini
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