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Re: gdb single step ?

To: Ian Soanes <ians@lineo.com>
Subject: Re: gdb single step ?
From: Martin Rivers <rivers@lexmark.com>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 10:38:45 -0400
Cc: Fabrice Bellard <bellard@email.enst.fr>, linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Organization: Lexmark International, Inc.
References: <Pine.GSO.4.02.10104241544480.9515-100000@donjuan.enst.fr> <3AE588AA.5874E870@lineo.com>
Sender: owner-linux-mips@oss.sgi.com
Ian,

I'm confused.  The gdbserver stuff I gave you was all directed at user mode
stuff too.  I don't do any kernel debug with gdbserver.

martin

> 
> Fabrice Bellard wrote:
> >
> > Hi!
> >
> > I was speaking about gdb support in user mode, not the gdb stub in the
> > kernel. Does someone use gdb to debug user space programs on linux-mips ?
> > Maybe someone added the PTRACE_SINGLESTEP command of the ptrace syscall in
> > recent mips kernel, but I do not have it in my kernel (linux-2.4.0 on sgi
> > site).
> >
> > I patched gdb 5.0 so that single step on mips is correctly supported in
> > user mode. I also modified gdbserver so that it works when you debug mips
> > code in user mode.
> >
> 
> <snip>
> 
> Hi Fabrice,
> 
> I know you meant user mode... it's just that I had some success adapting
> the kernel stub code for use in Martin's gdbserver for debugging user
> mode code. I guess now we have 2 gdbservers :-)
> 
> Best regards,
> Ian

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