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RE: Debugging threaded processes -- ptrace proposal
I just submitted the GDB changes in the form of a proposed fix to
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Thor Lancelot Simon [mailto:tls%panix.com@localhost]
> Sent: Monday, April 05, 2010 4:45 PM
> To: Paul Koning
> Cc: tech-kern%NetBSD.org@localhost
> Subject: Re: Debugging threaded processes -- ptrace proposal
> On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 04:37:47PM -0400, Paul Koning wrote:
> > > On Mon, Apr 05, 2010 at 04:02:02PM -0400, Paul Koning wrote:
> > > >
> > > > It's probably not all that big a job to backport my change to
> > > 6.x.
> > > > For that matter, anyone else can do that once I contribute the
> > change
> > > to
> > > > the current GDB.
> > >
> > > Actually, there's another problem. If you contribute copyright in
> > this
> > > change to FSF, and that's the only way you're going to distribute
> > > it
> > > will end up available under GPLv3 only and thus unuseful for
> > > to
> > > the GPLv2 GDB in NetBSD. :-/
> > Oops. You're right.
> > It looks like the backport is pretty straightforward. I'll take a
> > at the current GDB that NetBSD is using. I could post the diffs
> > with the kernel proposal.
> That would be fantastic. I hope you can eventually make that version
> the diff available under a license compatible with either GPLv2 or a
> BSD-style license, just to clear up any ambiguity.
> Thor Lancelot Simon
> "All of my opinions are consistent, but I cannot present them all
> at once." -Jean-Jacques Rousseau, On The Social Contract
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