Subject: Re: MI debugger magic key sequence
To: Jeff Smith <>
From: Eduardo Horvath <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 09/21/2000 11:00:28
On Thu, 21 Sep 2000, Jeff Smith wrote:

> Eduardo Horvath wrote:

> > cpu_Debugger() is the cpu entry point into DDB and only exists if DDB
> > is defined.  Some machines have other behaviors if DDB is not compiled
> > in.
> > 
> > cpu_Debugger() is an anathema and should be taken out and shot.  It has no
> > reason to exist and never has.

> I still don't see how changing the name helps that much over
> just making the semantics consistant, but it does not matter
> if all the ports can be updated relatively smoothly.

cpu_Debugger() is simply the new name for the old Debugger() entry point
into DDB.  If DDB is not defined Debugger() and hence cpu_Debugger() go

Some machines need to be able to support magic key sequences even without

Eduardo Horvath