Subject: Re: ddb; how about adb?
To: Andrew Cagney <email@example.com>
From: Darren Reed <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 02/18/2002 04:04:55
In some email I received from Andrew Cagney, sie wrote:
> > In some email I received from Greywolf, sie 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).
> >> Lots of people seem to want adb in the tree so one would hope that this
> >> is good enough to see it get brought in :)
> > I have been using it on NetBSD/vax for years. But that is one of the
> > problems, it must get assembly support for other archs and also the
> > ability to understand ELF binaries.
> You could always add an ADB interface to GDB.
That sounds like a job for you Andrew :-)
Any guestimates about how much bloat this will add ? :)