Subject: Re: questions about XalphaNetBSD and ddb
To: None <,>
From: Matthew Jacob <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/21/1997 09:50:36
>> On Wed, 21 May 1997, Mark H. Levine wrote:
>> > Is  ddb something likely to appear on the Alpha port (or a kernel
>> > debugger of any sort for EB164, PC164)? 
>> Chris has stated that he's not terribly interested in ddb. On the
>> other hand, I have heard some noises about kgdb, which is a rather
>> nicer debugger, anyway. :-) I don't know the status of that, however.
>I'd much rather have kgdb working than ddb, yes.  However, at one
>point not too long ago i _did_ make a start on ddb.  That work has
>been on the shelf since I left CMU; I was going to try to hand it off
>to Jason Thorpe before i left, but I seem to recall that it slipped
>through the cracks.  Anyway, I should be able to do that soon.

I did see Jason working on something like this the other day....
but on an i386...