Multiple remote inferiors

Jan Kratochvil
Fri Apr 8 10:02:00 GMT 2011

On Fri, 08 Apr 2011 11:42:55 +0200, Kevin Pouget wrote:
> --> should it be possible to start _two different_ processes from a
> single GDBServer ?

yes, I have already seen it working.

> here is what I got (debugging functionPtr and stackoverflow):
> > $ gdbserver :1234 functionPtr

I would say --multi should be here.

> > GNU gdb (GDB) Fedora (7.2-46.fc14)

Reproduced also with: GNU gdb (GDB)

$ gdbserver --multi :1234
Listening on port 1234
Remote debugging from host
Process /home/jkratoch/t/1 created; pid = 1921
Process /home/jkratoch/t/2 created; pid = 1968

$ gdb ~/t/1
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Reading symbols from /home/jkratoch/t/1...done.
(gdb) target extended-remote localhost:1234
Remote debugging using localhost:1234
(gdb) set remote exec-file /home/jkratoch/t/1
(gdb) start
Temporary breakpoint 1 at 0x400483: file 1.c, line 5.
Starting program: /home/jkratoch/t/1 

Temporary breakpoint 1, main () at 1.c:5
5	  return f ();
(gdb) add-inferior 
Added inferior 2
(gdb) inferior 2
[Switching to inferior 2 [Thread 0.0] (<noexec>)]
(gdb) set remote exec-file /home/jkratoch/t/2
(gdb) file /home/jkratoch/t/2
Reading symbols from /home/jkratoch/t/2...done.
(gdb) start
Temporary breakpoint 2 at 0x400478: file 2.c, line 4.
Starting program: /home/jkratoch/t/2 
Ignoring packet error, continuing...
Ignoring packet error, continuing...
Ignoring packet error, continuing...
Malformed response to offset query, timeout
(gdb) q


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