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Re: [RFA, 4 of 3] save/restore process record, part 4 (docs and news)

Eli Zaretskii wrote:

Looks like you sent a wrong patch, since this is unchanged from the original version.

Hmmm? Oh, darn, I see what I did wrong. Third time's the charm... ;-)

2009-10-17  Hui Zhu  <>
	    Michael Snyder  <>

	* NEWS: Mention record save/restore commands.
	* docs/gdb.texinfo (Process Record and Replay): Document 
	record save/restore commands.

Index: NEWS
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/NEWS,v
retrieving revision 1.334
diff -u -p -r1.334 NEWS
--- NEWS	15 Oct 2009 19:28:52 -0000	1.334
+++ NEWS	18 Oct 2009 04:12:12 -0000
@@ -11,6 +11,13 @@ Xilinx MicroBlaze		microblaze-*-*
 Xilinx MicroBlaze		microblaze
+* New commands
+record save (filename)
+  Save a 'process record' execution log to a file.
+record restore (filename)
+  Restore an earlier 'process record' session.
 *** Changes in GDB 7.0
 * GDB now has an interface for JIT compilation.  Applications that
Index: doc/gdb.texinfo
RCS file: /cvs/src/src/gdb/doc/gdb.texinfo,v
retrieving revision 1.633
diff -u -p -r1.633 gdb.texinfo
--- doc/gdb.texinfo	12 Oct 2009 01:59:54 -0000	1.633
+++ doc/gdb.texinfo	18 Oct 2009 04:12:12 -0000
@@ -5348,6 +5348,26 @@ When record target runs in replay mode (
 subsequent execution log and begin to record a new execution log starting
 from the current address.  This means you will abandon the previously
 recorded ``future'' and begin recording a new ``future''.
+@kindex record save
+@kindex rec save
+@item record save [@var{file}]
+@itemx rec save [@var{file}]
+Save the execution log of the inferior process into a specially formatted core file.
+The optional argument @var{file} specifies the file name in which to
+save the execution log.  If not specified, the file name defaults
+to @file{gdb_record.@var{pid}}, where @var{pid} is is the PID of the
+inferior process.
+@kindex record restore
+@kindex rec restore
+@item record restore [@var{file}]
+@itemx rec restore [@var{file}]
+Restore the execution log of an earlier session from the file @var{file}
+(required), which has been created using the command @code{record save}.
+You can then replay this execution log as if you recorded it in this
+@value{GDBN} session.
 @end table

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