[gdb remote] run? resetting the target?

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Mon May 17 13:42:00 GMT 2004

On Fri, May 14, 2004 at 07:04:07PM +0200, Heiko Panther wrote:
> I am working on a gdb remote stub, and I'm trying to figure out how I can 
> reset my target. What I imagine is downloading the code and then resetting 
> it so it runs like the device has just been powered on. The reset disables 
> some interrupts, so it is necessary. I could get the same effect with a 
> little gdb script, but I'm looking for the simpler solution.
> When I issue a "run" or a "disconnect", gdb closes the connection to my 
> target - clearly not what I want. I see that the gdb remote protocol has a 
> 'R' command, which sounds like what I need. So how do I get gdb to issue 
> the 'R'?
> Is there another alternative?

It sounds like you want 'target extended-remote'.  Take a look at
remote.c in the gdb source to see more about extended remote.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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