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Re: RFC: api to walk memory allocations
- From: David Malcolm <dmalcolm at redhat dot com>
- To: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>
- Cc: Siddhesh Poyarekar <siddhesh dot poyarekar at gmail dot com>, Rich Felker <dalias at aerifal dot cx>, David Ahern <dsahern at gmail dot com>, GNU C Library <libc-alpha at sourceware dot org>
- Date: Thu, 31 Oct 2013 11:18:30 -0400
- Subject: Re: RFC: api to walk memory allocations
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On Thu, 2013-10-31 at 09:12 -0600, Tom Tromey wrote:
> >>>>> "Siddhesh" == Siddhesh Poyarekar <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> >> It's already been done in gdb:
> >> https://fedorahosted.org/gdb-heap/
> Siddhesh> David Malcolm and I had discussed the idea of having gdb python
> Siddhesh> scripts for various modules in glibc at the Cauldron this year. Since
> Siddhesh> gdb-heap is also essentially just that, we could have it integrated it
> Siddhesh> into glibc.
> Yeah, this would solve at least one problem on the packaging end.
Note that I still regard gdb-heap as an experimental prototype, and I
haven't touched it in a couple of years; there are a fair number of
rough edges in that code still.