Tracepoints documentation

Michael Snyder msnyder@redhat.com
Fri Mar 23 08:58:00 GMT 2001


Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> 
> > 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?

Yep, plus every once in a while we do a demo at a trade show.



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