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Re: Win32 GDB specific problem

On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 11:49:45AM -0400, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 03, 2001 at 11:04:43PM +1000, Robert Collins wrote:
> >On 03 Aug 2001 14:15:14 +0200, Pierre Muller wrote:
> >>    I am one of the persons that wrote the
> >> Text Mode IDE for Free Pascal Compiler.
> >> 
> >>    This Text Mode IDE includes GDB inside the executable
> >> and it can both compile, run noramlly and debug a
> >> given pascal source.
> >> 
> >>    For go32v2 (based on DJGPP) and Linux
> >> the repetition of compilation, debugging, editing, recompilation
> >> works without problems, but this fails for Win32 version.
> >> Once a file as been run under the internal debugger,
> >> there is no way to recompile it !
> >> Cygwin GDB does have the same problem.
> >Have you tried detaching from the process? once the debugger detach's
> >the file handle should be rreleased.
> There is no such thing as a detach command in the Win32 API, so...

Oh, just FYI, I think this is interesting for GDB in future:

Under Whistler a debugger _can_ detach from a process now.
It has two new functions in the Debugger API:


Sigh, why did it take so long to develop that feature?!?


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