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Re: RFC: api to walk memory allocations

On 10/31/2013 01:30 PM, Siddhesh Poyarekar wrote:
> On 31 October 2013 20:48, David Malcolm <> wrote:
>> 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.
> I think that should not be a problem.  We need to get started
> somewhere and the gdb-heap code looks like a good place to do that.
> We could hash out the actual details of merging in once I'm back from
> my break in a couple of weeks.  I don't mind doing the merge myself if
> you don't have the bandwidth to do it.  That is of course assuming
> that there are no objections from the rest of the community to having
> a gdb/ or gdb-hooks/ directory with these scripts.

I have no objections. I think it's wise for glibc to ship supported gdb
python scripts that allow glibc to be debugged easier. Then gdb could
auto-load those scripts and the canned commands can be used by everyone.


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