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Re: gdb plugin status?

On Sun, Aug 3, 2008 at 10:31 AM, Daniel Jacobowitz <> wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 03, 2008 at 10:10:52AM -0700, Neo Jia wrote:
>> hi,
>> I saw some discussions about the gdb plugin supporting around 2007 but
>> it doesn't show up in the project plan page. Now, I am wondering if
>> this is on the todo list of the GDB community, or somebody is doing
>> this already.
>> I do expect to have a interface to allow developer to load their own
>> plugin in as a module instead using scripts.
> We are adding Python support.  If you want to write plugins in some
> compiled language, you'll be able to load it and access GDB through
> a Python middle-layer.  It's in progress (see gdb-patches@).

I am wondering if this is feasible. My plugin will be implemented in C
as it needs to access the hardware. And I should be able to use it
from gdb through the Python middle-layer as Python provides the way to
access .so file.

Am I right?


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> Daniel Jacobowitz
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