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Re: What to do with threads?
- From: Quality Quorum <qqi at theworld dot com>
- To: Andrew Cagney <ac131313 at redhat dot com>
- Cc: gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Mon, 3 Feb 2003 11:58:56 -0500
- Subject: Re: What to do with threads?
On Sun, 2 Feb 2003, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> To put it simply, how can one fix this:
> static CORE_ADDR
> d10v_read_pc (ptid_t ptid)
> read_register (PC_REGNUM);
> There are problems at many levels. Off the top of my head:
> - ptid can identify a thread and/or a LWP
> - there sometimes isn't even a thread and/or a LWP
> - the selected and current thread both fight over the same global data
> - long long term, an objective is to have gdb debug multiple processes /
> - so long term that it is probably funny, an objective is to have gdb
> debugging multiple targets
> I think we've fought the frame battle and won (the casualties will take
> ages to recover mind :-), the thread battle, I think, is next.
Again, the battle would much easier if we will refactor to C++ ASAP.