Remote debugging of FreeBSD system from Linux?

Anders Jensen-Waud anders at
Sun May 12 02:41:25 UTC 2019

On 9/5/19 10:43 pm, Simon Connah wrote:
> I'd like to try and contribute to FreeBSD if I am able to but since I 
> only have one computer I have to use virtual machines to run all of my 
> development work loads. I was wondering if it was possible to run a 
> FreeBSD virtual machine and then run a Linux virtual machine to do 
> remote debugging of the FreeBSD virtual machine?
> If that is not possible can I do the same thing with another remote 
> FreeBSD virtual machine for remote debugging?
> For the record I use VMWare Workstation 15 Pro running on Windows 10 
> Pro to run my virtual machines.
Likely not. You would need a debugger on your Linux VM that understands 
the debugging symbols of the FreeBSD source code (LLVM / LLDB).

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