Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/alpha
To: None <>
From: Christos Zoulas <>
List: source-changes
Date: 09/18/2003 19:18:20
In article <>,
Jason Thorpe <> wrote:

I am sorry about this it is entirely my fault. I should have asked
you first, but I thought it was gdb [userland] related only.


>On Wednesday, September 17, 2003, at 10:26  PM, Stephen Degler wrote:
>> Module Name:	src
>> Committed By:	skd
>> Date:		Thu Sep 18 05:26:43 UTC 2003
>> Modified Files:
>> 	src/sys/arch/alpha/alpha: process_machdep.c trap.c
>> 	src/sys/arch/alpha/include: proc.h ptrace.h
>> Log Message:
>> Added kernel support for single stepping, adapted from FreeBSD.
>> Approved by christos.
>Christos is NOT the maintainer of the Alpha port, and thus should not 
>have approved this patch.
>As the listed maintainer of the Alpha port, I disapprove of this patch, 
>and would like for it to be backed out immediately.
>I have specifically not introduced ptrace-based single-step support for 
>the Alpha INTENTIONALLY.  There is no need for it; it is already 
>properly handled by GDB.
>         -- Jason R. Thorpe <>