[PATCH 0/2] Better handling of slow remote transfers

Doug Evans dje@google.com
Tue Aug 11 17:22:00 GMT 2015


Gary Benson writes:
  > Hi all,
  >
  > Since March or so GDB has been able to access inferior binaries for
  > remote targets without having to be explicitly told to.  This caused
  > problems for some people with slow connections:
  >
  >   https://sourceware.org/ml/gdb/2015-07/msg00038.html
  >
  > The first patch in this series adds the warning messages requested
  > in that thread.  The second commit should make long transfers
  > interruptible.
  >
  > Built and regtested on RHEL 6.6 x86_64.
  >
  > Ok to commit?

For 7.10, one thought is to maintain the behaviour of 7.9
and give ourselves more time to address this.
IOW, can we have (or is there already) a configure
option that controls the default behaviour,
and can we default it to what 7.9 does
(not auto-fetch files) ?



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