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Out-of-date information in the GDB manual?
- From: Nick Roberts <nickrob at snap dot net dot nz>
- To: gdb at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 2 Apr 2008 08:29:11 +1200
- Subject: Out-of-date information in the GDB manual?
Is this snippet in the manual obsolete now that infptrace.c has been
removed from the source?:
When GDB runs on a "Posix system" (such as GNU or Unix machines), it
interfaces with the inferior via the `ptrace' system call. The
operating system creates a special sata structure, called `struct
user', for this interface. You can use the command `info udot' to
display the contents of this data structure.
Display the contents of the `struct user' maintained by the OS
kernel for the program being debugged. GDB displays the contents
of `struct user' as a list of hex numbers, similar to the