Re: GDB and new kernels

Alan Cox (
Tue, 20 May 1997 18:33:36 +0100 (BST)

> I may be way off the mark here, but it looks like the current version
> of GDB still uses a ptrace interface, atleast for the intel version of linux.
> Is anyone working on a port that uses proc so we can better handle things like
> threads?

Linux threads have an own pid, so ptrace handles thread tracing nicely, even
though gdb doesnt