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Re: Discussing the next GDB release (GDB 7.0?)
On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 02:25, Jakob Engblom <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> For what its worth, I can't speak to the level of criticality of
>> process record and replay, but we would really like to see this in
>> the 7.0 release.
>> I am almost ready with the Eclipse support for it (I manually
>> applied the patches to GDB) and plan on doing a demo at EclipseCon.
>> From what I was told, reverse debugging generates a lot of interest
>> in people and would be a great addition to GDB.
>> Great work on the whole Reverse Debugging feature and
>> Process Record and Replay!
> I wonder if record/replay and reverse debugging are one and the same feature
> from the perspective of inclusion in gdb 7.0? It seems so from the above?
> Logically, they can be separated into at least five parts:
For now in gdb-cvs-head:
> * revexec support in gdb-serial
I think your mean is remote.c (GDBRSP)? This part is OK.
> * reveexec support in MI
I think Marc can answer this question. :)
> * revexec support in the gdb kernel
I think this part is OK.
> * record/replay as one way to effect revexec for the case of
Process record and replay is in submit process.
> * revexec from external sources, such as VMWare, Simics, and other simulators
I think sim soft need RSP, right? I think this part is OK.