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Re: GDB plugin
On Tue, May 8, 2012 at 4:18 AM, Tom Tromey <email@example.com> wrote:
>>>>>> "Abhijit" == Abhijit Halder <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Abhijit> Is there any way to load a GDB plugin (shared library having extended
> Abhijit> functionality) in current GDB? I am planning to develop one. Need
> Abhijit> yours opinion on this.
> There is a little bit of this for the JIT functionality.
> Generic plugins are trouble because they tend to fix the API -- but we
> want to be able to change the API as needed. ?The JIT approach avoided
> this by exporting a custom, minimal API.
> What exactly are you planning to do?
I think the api is not a big trouble, the Linux kernel's api is always
change. But lkm is still alive. I use some ifdef to make KGTP can be
work from 2.6.18 to upstream. I think if GDB can supply some
interface to get the api version, support different api is not very