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Re: software single step - feature request
- From: Quality Quorum <qqi at theworld dot com>
- To: Andrew Cagney <ac131313 at cygnus dot com>
- Cc: gdb at sources dot redhat dot com
- Date: Tue, 15 Jan 2002 13:13:17 -0500
- Subject: Re: software single step - feature request
On Tue, 15 Jan 2002, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> > Hi,
> > There are a few nits associated with soft single step support, which are
> > easy to work around but annoying enough to justify a fix.
> Your not alone. This is taken from gdbarch.sh:
So, there is a hope then that it will be implemented one day.
I am wondering, whether all items below will see the light one day ?
> > 1. Soft single step is configured per platform (e.g. arm-wince has one
> > and generic arm does not), IMHO, it should be provided on per CPU
> > basis.
> > 2. It has to be provided for every CPU - may be as part of multi-arch
> > transition.
> > 3. It should be run-time configurable - so it should be possible to
> > use the same gdb image both with and without soft single step.
> > 4. If target supports hw single step it should be possible to configure
> > removal of breakpoints before stepping.
> see gdb/120
I am sorry I am not that deeply involved into gdb development.