Is gdb script execution intended to work this way in async mode?

Pedro Alves
Tue Mar 25 11:46:00 GMT 2014

On 03/24/2014 08:04 PM, Pedro Alves wrote:
> On 03/22/2014 12:13 AM, Doug Evans wrote:
>> Hi.
>> If I source a script in target-async mode, non-asynchronous execution
>> commands "finish" immediately in the sense that the following command
>> in the script is done before the previous command has completed (in
>> the expected sense - the command completes immediately, so to speak,
>> but continuations are registered to perform the rest of the command,
>> e.g. to keep stepping until a "next" has fully completed).
>> I hope this is a bug.
> Yes.  set target-async on/off is supposed to be transparent.
> The only difference should be that "set target-async on" enables more
> features.  I thought this was fixed, but looks like not...
> Sounds like we forget to clear interpreter_async while running
> the script?

Yes, that's what's happening.  I'm testing a fix.

Pedro Alves

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