gdbserver no more supported?

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Tue May 18 13:59:00 GMT 2004


On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 03:24:29PM +0200, Christophe Gouault wrote:
> Daniel, thank you for your answer,
> 
> Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
> 
> >On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 03:06:11PM +0200, Christophe Gouault wrote:
> > 
> >
> >>Hi all,
> >>
> >>It seems that gdbserver is not (or no more) supported on OSes other than 
> >>Linux. Am I missing something?
> >>(I would like to remotely debug code running on a armeb--netbsdelf 
> >>target machine, from an i386 host)
> >>
> >>If gdbserver is actually no more supported on NetBSD, is there an 
> >>equivalent application?
> >>   
> >>
> >
> >When I took over maintenance of gdbserver, the non-GNU/Linux ports were
> >all in really bad shape.  Most of them didn't even build.
> >
> >When I redid the GNU/Linux ports, I also cleaned up a lot of the common
> >code.  Adding a NetBSD target would probably be easy, but it would
> >require some moving of code from GNU/Linux specific files into a common
> >ptrace support module.
> > 
> >
> I see. It's really a pitty, gdbserver is really practical and I 
> intensively use it on FreeBSD.

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-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz



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