PR/2386 [2/2]: MinGW attach to process without an exec file
Sun Dec 30 04:20:00 GMT 2007
> Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2007 22:43:47 +0000
> From: Pedro Alves <email@example.com>
> 2 - PSAPI
> - Available on NT only, as a seperate dll.
Are you sure it isn't available on 9x? I have a copy of a disk from
my older 9x machine, and I do see psapi.dll there.
> I believe that on
> 2000, it comes with one of the service packs. XP, I believe
> comes with it.
Yes, on my XP machine I see it as well.
> In any case, we can put a warning in infcmd.c:attach_command,
> when the exec file isn't found, instructing the user to use the
> "file" command.
Yes, if looking up the exec file fails, please issue a clear message.
I also requested for an update of the manual to state the limitations.
> > For the Windows 9x case, I'd prefer if there was just a straightforward
> > error which indicated that what was being attempted is not available on
> > non-NT versions of Windows.
> But why? It's not like supporting it in this case is hard. It can be
> shoved in 30 lines of code, just getting at toolhelp, and iterating over
> all the processes ... Pretty self contained, doesn't impact anything
I also think that using ToolHelp32 is an okay solution of this.
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