gdb "attach" and sharing thread info between processes

Mumit Khan
Sun May 2 11:38:00 GMT 1999

On Sat, 1 May 1999, Egor Duda wrote:

> Hi!
> April, 30 1999, Chris Faylor <> wrote:
> >>I'm   also  planning  to  make  a  patch  to winsup, which would allow
> >>to  handle exceptions  by  starting  debugger.  i  think  it  would be
> >>acceptable  substitution  for  core  files  functionality. What do you
> >>think about usefulness of such patch?
> CF> It sounds like a good idea as long as it doesn't add too much bloat to the
> CF> DLL.
> So, here it goes. It was made against Snapshot-1999/04/10. It's rather
> gdb-centric, but i don't think any other debugger can handle gcc's
> debug info anyway.

This can be quite useful at times; however I find that I'd rather not have 
it on by default, or in other words, it should be configurable via either
env variable (my preference) or by a registry entry.


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