[RFC] Keep breakpoints always inserted.

Vladimir Prus vladimir@codesourcery.com
Sat Dec 1 16:11:00 GMT 2007


On Saturday 01 December 2007 18:42:43 Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> > From: Vladimir Prus <vladimir@codesourcery.com>
> > Date: Sat, 1 Dec 2007 14:23:21 +0300
> > 
> > 
> > This patch makes breakpoint always inserted. There are not 
> > regressions on x86. I think the patch is almost ready,
> > and comments are appreciated.
> > 
> > It's RFC, and not RFA because:
> > 
> > - There's no option to disable always-inserted mode
> > - I would like to add a separate option to report
> > breakpoint insert/remove operations, to facilitate testing
> > now and in future
> > - I just want the code to "soak" for about a week
> 
> Please also consider whether something in gdbint.texinfo needs to be
> updated as result of this change (unless you already considered that).

I did not, yet. What would be good to add there? The basic design
principle that all changes to breakpoints are routed through a
single function that then handles inserting/removing locations probably
should be added. Anything else?

- Volodya



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