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Re: Improved linker-debugger interface
>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Pluzhnikov <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Tom> I asked and the SystemTap guys said that they'd welcome a patch, but
Tom> that the widening would have to be optional.
Paul> Optional widening would likely be useless in this context: an in-process
Paul> debugger wants to just work (TM). Requiring a special build of ld-linux
Paul> (with widened probes) is the opposite of that ;-(
Paul> One could hope that upstream glibc would adopt wide probes by default,
Paul> but I would guess that chances of that actually happening are nil.
I think we can make these probes wide and other ones in glibc narrow.
However, you may still have difficulties, since I believe upstream glibc
will probably not accept the SystemTap probes at all. They have been
rejected so far, aside from Roland's branch. We do ship them in Fedora,