[remote protocol] support for disabling packet acknowledgement

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Fri Jul 11 03:25:00 GMT 2008

On Thu, Jul 10, 2008 at 10:59:56PM -0400, Frank Ch. Eigler wrote:
> Daniel Jacobowitz <drow@false.org> writes:
> > [...]
> > There's a clear solution to this: sequence numbers.  There's a
> > convenient protocol which has them, too...
> You must have meant TCP, but gdb's own remote protocol used to have
> optional sequence-numbered packets.  Have you considered bringing the
> latter back?

Yes, I remember them.  I don't think they help with this problem - the
packets were sequence-numbered, but the acks/naks were not.

Daniel Jacobowitz

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