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    SubjectRe: Permanent Kgdb integration into the kernel - lets get with it.
    Hello.

    Randy Dunlap wrote:

    >>>>>In spite of kgdb, shouldn't it have that \n anyways in case some other code
    >>>>>gets added in the future after the macro? Or are you saying that there should
    >>>>>never be any code ever after that macro?
    >>>>
    >>>>Sure if there is mainline code added after that macro we add the \n.
    >>>>But only if it makes sense to add code there, which it didn't in kgdb.

    >>>Was that because with recent enough tools and config options there was
    >>>enough annotations so GDB could finally figure out where things had
    >>>stopped? Thanks.
    >>
    >>The reason Linus said he didn't allow George's kgdb mm patch to
    >>be integrating into the kernel a year or two ago was that Amit and
    >>George had significantly different implementations. So Amit, Tom,
    >>George, and the rest of the kgdb development gang worked together
    >>and came up with a unified version that we now support on SourceForge.

    >>Tom rolled up a mm patch back in December for Andrew and then the
    >>integration process stopped. I suggest we work together on getting
    >>the kgdb patch back into the mm series and permanently into the kernel
    >>like the kexec code and then we can avoid this kernel development
    >>obfuscation.

    > Hi,
    > Is there any movement on this?

    Jason Wessel has taken up KGDB maintenance for upstream. We're now working on merging the several diverse trees together.

    WBR, Sergei
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