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Re: gdb single step ?

To: Fabrice Bellard <>
Subject: Re: gdb single step ?
From: Ian Soanes <>
Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2001 15:07:38 +0100
Organization: Lineo UK
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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.


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,

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