[PATCH] Support targets that know how to step over breakpoints

Luis Machado lgustavo@codesourcery.com
Tue Oct 30 10:58:00 GMT 2012


On 10/17/2012 08:42 AM, Luis Machado wrote:
> Ping?
>
> On 10/04/2012 09:48 AM, Luis Machado wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> Most of the targets we deal with need to be told to lift off breakpoints
>> from the inferior prior to single-stepping. A few targets are able to
>> just step over those breakpoints without being told so.
>>
>> In the latter case, GDB assumes the target knows how to manage
>> breakpoints on its own.
>>
>> gdbserver does not know how to do this unless we force this mechanism
>> into it, but, honestly, i don't see the point. Usually targets that know
>> how to step over breakpoints do so via a more low level interface like
>> the kernel. Let me know if you think otherwise.
>
>

Ping? http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb-patches/2012-10/msg00067.html



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