Tracepoints documentation

Eli Zaretskii eliz@delorie.com
Fri Mar 23 02:49:00 GMT 2001


> Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 11:29:52 -0800
> From: Michael Snyder <msnyder@cygnus.com>
> 
> "Introspect" is sort of a code name for the tracing functionality of GDB.
> However, you do need a special target "stub" (a gdbserver or something like it)
> that knows how to perform the tracing stuff, since most of the tracing work
> is done on the target side.
> 
> We (the old Cygnus) had one customer who implemented their own target-side
> tracing server.  We also wrote a sort-of reference implementation ourselves,
> but it has never been released.

Thanks for the info.

>From the patches you post from time to time, I understand that
tracepoint.c is actively maintained, which means it is used.  Is it
used in conjunction with that single target-side server which supports
tracepoints?



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