Subject: Re: "target kcore" as a synonym for "target kvm"
To: Nathan J. Williams <>
From: Hubert Feyrer <>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 12/10/2006 21:29:51
On Sun, 10 Dec 2006, Nathan J. Williams wrote:
>> "target kcore" was a well-known and documented gdb command for kernel
>> debugging. In GDB6 it was replaced by "target kvm". I've made a patch
>> which adds a "target kcore" compatiblility alias. To be applied under
>> gnu/dist/gdb6/gdb.
> I don't like this, because I think it has no chance of being accepted
> into upstream GDB sources.

Besides updating documentation (who'll do that, volunteers), maybe we can 
have the patch and make it print a warning that users should now use 
'target kvm'?

  - Hubert