Subject: Re: ddb; how about adb?
To: Greywolf <>
From: Sean Davis <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 02/16/2002 20:29:19
What I would really like would be the ability to get a stack backtrace from
a kernel core dump and have it look exactly like ddb does when the box
panics, does adb do this?

I can get all sorts of disgusting levels of verbosity from gdb, of course,
but nothing that looks the same, it makes it a PITA to compare output from a
scribbled down ddb 't' trace with what I get from gdb later.

Though, even if adb doesn't look the same, I would be interested in giving
it a try anyway :)


On Sat, Feb 16, 2002 at 05:23:49PM -0800, Greywolf wrote:
> # ...I'll try and get more info once I figure out who broke DDB :-/
> I know this is off the original topic; but since the source code access
> license has been lifted apparently for things like Net-2, is there any
> chance of reintroducing adb?  It was a very nice all-purpose binary file
> patche^W^W^Wdebugger.  I found it actually much more friendly to work
> with in retrieving, e.g., a stack backtrace than gdb (yeah, yeah -- go
> figure that one).
> 				--*greywolf;
> --
> NetBSD:  We come in peace.  We offer reliability.

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