Process for requesting reverting patch?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at des.no
Mon May 14 07:54:10 UTC 2007


Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> writes:
> "Dag-Erling Smørgrav" <des at des.no> writes:
> > "tcsh hangs when invoked from gdb"?
> >
> > gdb uses ptrace(2), which breaks the process hierarchy - the debugged
> > process is reparented to gdb.  When the debugged process forks and gdb
> > attaches to the child, the child will seem - from the parent's
> > perspective - to disappear into thin air.
> >
> > This has never worked correctly in FreeBSD and is completely unrelated
> > to tcsh, so you can get off mp@'s back already.
> >
> > Fixing it is hard.  I've tried.  It seems easy until you realize that
> > you need to rewrite most of kern_wait().
> des, get off your high horse!
>
> gdb has always worked for me until the recent import of tcsh.
>
> I've use the freebsd base system gdb(1) for nearly 15 years
> without problems.  The recent tcsh import has broken gdb.  If you
> can fix it, fine; otherwise, crawl back under your rock.

OK, keep telling yourself that, and good luck with your life.

DES
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Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no


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