PR/2386 [2/2]: MinGW attach to process without an exec file

Pedro Alves
Sun Dec 30 20:41:00 GMT 2007

Christopher Faylor wrote:
> In many cases they are the same and, when they aren't, there should
> still be a /proc entry for the windows pid associated with the Cygwin
> process, which is what I was saying above.

 > For exec'ed stubs you won't see the windows pid entry if you 'ls /proc'
 > but it is there if you query it.

Ah, OK.  That's surprising.  Nice.

> Rather than go back and forth on this, I've taken a stab at implementing
> what I'm trying to get across here.  I don't think there is any reason to
> now add Windows 9x support for features that have been missing for years
> so I didn't do that.  

I don't know if they were missing from the non FSF MinGW port of gdb,
but I won't go look either.
Sure.  What happened was that now if the exec file wasn't found,
gdb would not see the dlls, since now the target_so_ops are
associated with current_gdbarch.  That's what the PR is about.
Well, the 1/2 part of the patch also fixes that case, so it's OK.

> I'll check this in unless there are serious objections.

No, not from me.  Thanks,

Pedro Alves

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