Process for requesting reverting patch?

Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri almarrie at gmail.com
Mon May 14 07:55:28 UTC 2007


On 5/14/07, Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> wrote:
> On Mon, May 14, 2007 at 09:37:49AM +0200, Dag-Erling Sm??rgrav wrote:
> > Steve Kargl <sgk at troutmask.apl.washington.edu> writes:
> > > Read the entire thread.  tcsh hangs when invoked from gdb with a
> > > .cshrc that contains
> >
> > "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.
>
> --
> Steve


Wouldn't gdb 6.6 which is being ported work with latest tcsh
http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/query-pr.cgi?pr=100067 ?
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-Abdullah Ibn Hamad Al-Marri
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