[RFA] Small improvements to the remote protocol manual

Pedro Alves palves@redhat.com
Fri Dec 2 11:58:00 GMT 2016


On 09/14/2016 11:58 PM, Tom Tromey wrote:

> Another oddity I noticed is that it's unclear what a client ought to do
> if a stub sends a notification that it doesn't understand.  

The idea so far was that that shouldn't happen, so it's undefined.
The client should be able to tell whether a client supports some feature
that requires some notification, based on the initial qSupported negotiation,
or on some mode (such as non-stop) being explicitly activated by the
client.

> The ACK for
> a notification depends on the contents (which implies that they've been
> understood), and there doesn't seem to be a general notification NAK.  I
> think this might be a useful addition.

Thanks,
Pedro Alves



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