Subject: Re: gdb attach
To: Jaromir Dolecek <>
From: Nathan J. Williams <>
List: tech-kern
Date: 11/28/2006 15:52:22
Jaromir Dolecek <> writes:

> This makes gdb require mounted procfs, which is a serious regression,
> isn't it?

It only requires it if you use the feature (running something like
"gdb 12345" to attach to PID 12345), and I believe the failure mode in
that case if you don't have /procfs mounted is no worse than what you
get without the patch. So no, I would say that in no sense is this a

        - Nathan