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

    > at or where is the work being done?

    Currently, 2.6.21 branch is in SF CVS but unfortunately it's not yet in sync with (abandoned) Tom Rini's trees.

    > Thanks,

    WBR, Sergei
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