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Re: How to watch for changes in a location of memory
Eli Zaretskii <email@example.com> writes:
>> From: Andreas Schwab <firstname.lastname@example.org>
>> Cc: gdb Mailing List <email@example.com>
>> Date: Fri, 08 Aug 2008 13:55:47 +0200
>> Stefano Sabatini <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> > Thank you for the good pointer, yes indeed it seems it does what I
>> > want, which is basically:
>> > watch &ctx->foo;
>> This is equivalent to `watch ctx', since the address of ctx->foo can
>> only change if ctx changes. Watching an address of something is
>> generally not usefull.
> And "watch ctx" is also not generally useful, because most platforms
> cannot watch large structures.
In this example, ctx is a pointer (otherwise ctx->foo wouldn't work),
which is small enough on all platforms.
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