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[PATCH 0/3] Target remote mode fork and exec support
- From: Don Breazeal <donb at codesourcery dot com>
- To: <gdb-patches at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Fri, 6 Nov 2015 15:56:25 -0800
- Subject: [PATCH 0/3] Target remote mode fork and exec support
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This patchset implements support fork and exec events for target
remote mode Linux targets. This is done primarily by enabling
functionality that had previously been restricted to extended-remote
mode, and by preventing gdbserver from exiting until there are no
more active inferiors left.
There are a number of tests that had to be modified to enable them in
The GDB manual sections on connecting to a remote target were modified
and reorganized to clarify the distinction between remote,
extended-remote, and multiprocess, and to collect related information
The patches include:
PATCH 1/3: Implements target remote mode fork and exec event support.
PATCH 2/3: Enables fork and exec tests for target remote mode.
PATCH 3/3: Updates documentation for fork and exec events with target
Tested on x86_64 Linux with native, remote, and extended-remote. Also
tried it with Pedro's patch that modified gdbserver exit criteria,
https://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2015-10/msg00222.html, and saw no