[remote protocol] support for disabling packet acknowledgement

Daniel Jacobowitz drow@false.org
Fri Jul 11 15:24:00 GMT 2008


On Fri, Jul 11, 2008 at 04:10:47PM +0100, Pedro Alves wrote:
>   - GDB also knows it is using a reliable connection (tcp/pipe)
> 
> That last bit was there until the last version of the patch
> before submission, but I ended up removing it from the final
> patch.  We can always go with or without that bit for now, and
> change it later, as the difference is all on GDB's side.

IMO this isn't necessary - if someone tunnels a reliable TCP/IP
connection from their stub, to gdb, via an unreliable channel, then
they can read the manual and disable this feature.  I've never
encountered this.  At that point you're not running directly off a
target board's UART at system level, so you have the option of
something like PPP.

-- 
Daniel Jacobowitz
CodeSourcery



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