"Debug after fail lib" feature

Kevin Pouget kevin.pouget@gmail.com
Fri Apr 8 09:11:00 GMT 2011


The idea has been discussed in
ftp://ftp.cs.umd.edu/pub/hpsl/papers/papers-pdf/cluster2002.pdf as
"just-in-time debugging" and sounds quite useful to me, but I'm afraid
it would only require a few hours of work a working prototype, not
enough for a GSoC project ...

On Thu, Apr 7, 2011 at 7:11 PM, kotomart <kotomart@gmail.com> wrote:
> There is another one pretty good (from my point of view) feature.
> Short, and maybe rough, description:
>
> This feature is a cross-platform (thought that's meters) library, that
> can be included in the target application. If the application fails,
> does not meter why, with this library included the gdb screen will
> appear and provide an ability to see what happened with an
> application. I thought that is too easy, but after a little reading
> about application failures I have changed this opinion.
>
> Is this feature useful? Is it already implemented? If useful and not
> implemented, which of this and this (
> http://sourceware.org/ml/gdb/2011-03/msg00178.html ) one fits better
> for GSoC?
> ----------------------
> kotomart.
>



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