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Re: google summer of code

Hi teawater,

El vie, 27-02-2009 a las 10:27 +0800, teawater escribiÃ:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 22:25, Thiago Jung Bauermann
> <> wrote:
> > Some that may be worth considering for this:
> >
> > 1. Help with Python scripting support;
> It must can make a lot of people interested in.  When I told about gdb
> in some place, must have a lot of people ask me if gdb support python
> or not.  :)

That's awesome!

> > 2. Help with reversible debugging (not sure if teawater and Michael need
> > a helping hand there);
> I am not very clear the GSOC want student get .
> But maybe we can let these students do some test with reverse debug
> and precord,  of course write some testsuite is better. :)
> They can not only test reverse debug with precord, but also test
> reverse debug with some remote-stub that support reverse-debug (For
> example, vmware and Simics. Maybe we need help from Jakob and
> Michael.)
> I think it will help gdb reverse debug very much. :)

So if I understood what you said, you think a GSoC student could write
testcases for the reversible debugging feature? Would you (or Michael
Snyder, perhaps) be willing to mentor someone working on this activity?
Thiago Jung Bauermann
IBM Linux Technology Center

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