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SubjectRe: Permanent Kgdb integration into the kernel - lets get with it.
Sergei Shtylyov wrote:
> 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

at kgdb.sf.net or where is the work being done?

Thanks,
--
~Randy
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