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Re: Setting registers
>>>>> "Daniel" == Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Daniel> On Fri, Jun 15, 2007 at 10:41:38AM -0400, Paul Koning wrote:
>> Sometimes it would be useful to be able to. If the stack is
>> corrupt, or the return address (for processor types that have such
>> a thing) and you can figure out the correct values, it would be
>> very handy to be able to tell gdb "here is the right value" and
>> let it use that for subsequent analysis.
Daniel> We do get requests for this so frequently that I'm tempted to
Daniel> allow modifiable registers... memory, though, would be hard.
Not really, you'd just have to allow writing to the corefile. I think
you'd want to disable that by default -- otherwise a slip of the
finger would mess up your carefully collected data. But after an
explicit enable it could be done.
And it's necessary if you're trying to change a register for an inner