Subject: Re: questions about XalphaNetBSD and ddb
To: Curt Sampson <>
From: Jason Thorpe <>
List: port-alpha
Date: 05/22/1997 08:55:35
On Wed, 21 May 1997 03:42:28 -0700 (PDT) 
 Curt Sampson <> 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.

...however, I am, and making it work is on my TODO list.  I've written
Elf symbol handling stuff for ddb, and modified the boot program to load
the symbols, etc.  I'm waiting to get a chance to get some ddb-related
diffs from Chris, then I'll be finishing it up and committing it.

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