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Re: process attaching gdb to itself
On Mon, Sep 29, 2003 at 10:52:50AM -0400, Andrew Cagney wrote:
> >>I feel ill. What happens, for instance, if /proc isn't there?
> >At this point in its life, Linux can just assume the /proc filesystem
> >is available. Linus has repeatedly refused to duplicate information
> >available via /proc through another interface.
> Sounds like the GNU/Linux back end should, finally, switch to /proc?
Don't we just wish?
No one's implemented enough of the BSD-style /proc for it to replace
ptrace. It would be nice if someone did, but it turned out to be a
bigger task than I had time for.
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