Re: Fork vs GDB

From: Nick Papadonis (
Date: Tue Jun 26 2001 - 08:03:23 EST

Julien Laganier <Julien.Laganier@Sun.COM> writes:

> Greetings,
> Does anyone knows how to debug a program which fork. It seems that gdb
> doesn't allow us to debug the child processes without calling 'sleep' in
> the child, and attach it to gdb (Except on HP-UX, but I choose to use
> Linux ;-)) ?
> Tnx.


I had this question awhile back. Your solution with sleep is the only
option, unless you wish to add support for another method.

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