[PATCH 0/6] Implement the ability to start inferiors with a shell on gdbserver
Fri Dec 23 07:50:00 GMT 2016
> From: Sergio Durigan Junior <email@example.com>
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Date: Thu, 22 Dec 2016 22:39:15 -0500
> This patch series took a long time to complete due to many and varied
> reasons, but finally here it is.
> It implements the "startup-with-shell" feature on gdbserver. This
> means that it will be possible to start inferiors using the shell
> (instead of calling execv*), which brings many advantages.
> First of all, it will be possible to use I/O redirection, variable
> substitution and globbing expansion on gdbserver just like we do today
> on GDB. This is great because, among other things, it brings
> gdbserver on a pair with GDB when considering the Feature Parity
In Windows native debugging, GDB doesn't use the shell to start the
inferior, but redirection is still supported via special code in
windows-nat.c. Can this be made available also in gdbserver?
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