cvs commit: src/lib Makefile src/lib/libthread_db Makefile

Jeff Roberson jroberson at
Wed Mar 12 22:33:20 UTC 2008

On Wed, 12 Mar 2008, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:

> On Mar 12, 2008, at 2:55 PM, Jeff Roberson wrote:
>> On Wed, 12 Mar 2008, Marcel Moolenaar wrote:
>>> On Mar 12, 2008, at 2:49 AM, Jeff Roberson wrote:
>>>> jeff        2008-03-12 09:49:39 UTC
>>>> FreeBSD src repository
>>>> Modified files:
>>>> lib                  Makefile
>>>> lib/libthread_db     Makefile
>>>> Log:
>>>> - Remove libkse and related support code in libpthread from the build.
>>>>  Don't remove the files yet.  Kernel support will be removed shortly.
>>> I think removing support to debug processes that link
>>> against libkse is premature. You want to keep the
>>> support for at least a full major release, but ideally
>>> until the last release branch that supported KSE is
>>> obsoleted.
>> Hey Marcel,
>> I thought about that but I'm not sure how it would work.  Any debugging 
>> would have to happen on a kernel that supported KSE.  That kernel will have 
>> to be 7.x or prior.
> I was thinking about core files. There's no need for kernel
> support in that case, but we do need suport in libthread_db
> in order to extract thread state from the core file.
> FYI,

Oh excellent point.  I'll restore that.  I can move the kse.h file from 
the Attic into libthread_db.  I hadn't deleted the library or the 
thread_db yet incase something like this came up.


> -- 
> Marcel Moolenaar
> xcllnt at

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