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Re: [PATCH 0/2] Use gdb_sysroot for main executable on attach


> From: Gary Benson <gbenson@redhat.com>
> Date: Thu,  5 Mar 2015 11:37:39 +0000
> 
> Hi all,
> 
> This series modifies GDB to prefix the main executable's path with
> gdb_sysroot under certain circumstances, namely:
> 
>  * The path supplied by target_pid_to_exec_file is absolute, and
>  * gdb_sysroot is set and not remote.
> 
> This logic is skipped for remote gdb_sysroots because the subsequent
> code does not support opening the main executable over the remote
> protocol.  This is something I intend to rectify with future patches
> but the ability to use gdb_sysroot like this is useful for attaching
> to processes running in chroot jails and containerized environments
> so I am submitting this series independently.
> 
> Built and regtested on RHEL 6.6 x86_64.
> 
> Ok to commit?

What problem are you trying to fix?


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