Subject: Re: gdb attach
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Nick Hudson <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 11/28/2006 21:12:08
On Tuesday 28 November 2006 20:52, you wrote:
> 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.

This is correct.

> So no, I would say that in no sense is this a 
> regression.

I agree.