Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/alpha
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2003 12:23:47
On Sep 19, 9:17am, firstname.lastname@example.org (Jason Thorpe) wrote:
-- Subject: Re: CVS commit: src/sys/arch/alpha
Fine I understand. Thanks for the explanation.
| I think it's wrong. I think that if breakpoint-based stepping is going
| to happen, then the debugger should KNOW that, and have explicit
| control over it.
| For example, if the kernel writes over an instruction word, and the
| debugger doesn't know about it, you have no way to properly disassemble
| the function you're stepping through. On the other hand, if the
| debugger writes over an instruction word, it has a record of it, and
| can compensate during disassembly.
| -- Jason R. Thorpe <email@example.com>
-- End of excerpt from Jason Thorpe