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Re: [RFA] fix crasher on detach command
On Monday 07 June 2010 20:00:04, Michael Snyder wrote:
> > Then we need to fix that, instead of adding workarounds in other
> > areas.
> I'm not sure how feasible that is. At this point I've had to use a
> ^C^C to get out of a failing attach (target remote), and I'm hoping to
> use the "detach" to cancel out any remaining inconsistent state.
> The ^C^C handler can't necessarily do it by itself, 'cause from its
> point of view, you don't really know what state you're in or what
> state you want to be in.
It's feasible. remote_open_1 + remote_start_remote and remote_close
(usually from pop_target calls within remote.c) are all designed for
this to not happen, but clearly there's a bug somewhere. It just
sounds like there's something not exception safe that should be.