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Documenting platform-specific problems
- From: kettenis at gnu dot org
- To: gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Mon, 1 Apr 2002 13:27:14 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Documenting platform-specific problems
Since we now run gdb.base/attach.exp on every platform, I discovered a
bug in FreeBSD that prevents us from successfully detaching from an
attached process. There seems to be no way around this problem, and
I'm not really willing to disable attach/detach on FreeBSD since
attaching works fine and still is a useful feature. However, I'd like
to document this limitation somewhere. Can I stick something in
PROBLEMS, like in the attached patch, or is there a better location?
The attached patch documents this for GDB 5.2, but this has been
broken forever. Looks kind of funny but I can't think of a better