GDB support for thread-local storage

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@mvista.com
Tue Jun 25 10:02:00 GMT 2002


On Tue, Jun 25, 2002 at 12:18:34PM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >Adding a suitable version symbol can only help, it can't break
> >>anything. If it's there the debugger can use it. If not you can keep
> >>doing what you already do, and it seems you really need it even for
> >>the normal native cases.
> >
> >
> >You'll never get them to document interface changes in pthreads'
> >internal data structures.  You're welcome to try if you like pain more
> >than I do.  The only layer the glibc folks support for accessing this
> >data is thread_db.
> 
> Does the current thread-db code at least sanity check version match 
> internally?

I don't believe it has any mechanism for this, no.

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Daniel Jacobowitz                           Carnegie Mellon University
MontaVista Software                         Debian GNU/Linux Developer



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