Subject: Re: lkm device drivers under NetBSD/Alpha
To: Chris G Demetriou <Chris_G_Demetriou@BALVENIE.PDL.CS.CMU.EDU>
From: John Birrell <cimaxp1!>
List: port-alpha
Date: 12/15/1995 14:06:26
> > Grrr. _My_ version of gdb did local variables and function arguments without
> > any problems. See, you should have implemented my mods! 8-).
> > 
> > Looks like I'll have to go and look at gdb again. I haven't had to use it
> > since upgrading (or in the case of gdb - downgrading) to your latest source.
> I feel compelled to note that your mods did a _heck_ of a lot that was
> completely unnecessary, given 'sane' use of the structures provided by
> the system, etc...

Not 'sane' wrt gdb.  I think we agreed to disagree about that. 8-).

> It really wasn't that hard to do the stuff that I did, and the rest is
> orthogonal...

Yes, but you didn't get an important (IMHO) part to work. And... as you say...
you don't know why. Sigh.

What percentage of variables in programs are either passed as arguments to
functions or local to those functions?

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